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Colonia Viminacium, Moesia Superior, Gordian III, Rare Radiate! has been added to your Cart

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Colonia Viminacium, Moesia Superior, Hostilian as Caesar

Æ; 26mm/11.8gm  Struck c. 250-251 AD

Obv/ C VI MOST M QVINTVS CAE; bare-headed bust r.

Rev/ P M S COL VIM; figure of Moesia stg. l, holding hands above bull stg. r. and lion stg. l.

In exergue; AN XII

Con/ Glossy green patina, well-centered and complete legends and sharp strikes on both sides. Minor loss of patina on the obverse, otherwise, about Extremely Fine

Ref/ Moushmov 54 Hostilian

Seller's Note/ This issue has a very curious obverse legend; it should begin C VAL HOST. Ours clearly does not and we could find naught to match it in any of our references. Was the celetor drunk? Illiterate? Either way this is a Very Rare issue!

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