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Hostilian, Summer - November 251 A.D., Ancient Counterfeit
Counterfeit coins of this period are much rarer than earlier counterfeit denarii.
silver plated antoninianus
, cf. RIC IV
174b (official, Rome
mint, 251 A.D., rare
), VF, rough, corrosion, no silver plate remaining, unofficial mint, weight
4.161g, maximum diameter
23.2mm, die axis
HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N, radiate
and draped bust
right; reverse CONCORDIA AVGG
(harmony between the two emperors), clasped hands
; ex Ancient Numismatic Enterprise; very rare
Catalog current as of Saturday, December 16, 2017.
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