, Summer - November 251 A.D., Antioch, Seleukis and Pieria,
was the younger son of . After the latter's death, was elevated to by his father's successor . He died of plague shortly after. notes, "Hostilian's Antiochene provincial coins are the rarest of the emperors of the 3rd century."
RY84647. , 1159d (V. ); 651 (3 spec.); , p. 226, 627 var. (no indicated); 573 var. (Z, 7th ), VF, centered, edge crack, 10.321 g, maximum 25.1 mm, 0o, 6th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, as , 250 - summer 251 A.D.; Γ OYAL OCTΛIAN ME KYINTOC KECAB, bareheaded and draped right, from the front, S below; ∆HMAPX EΞOYCIAC (tribune of the people), standing right on branch, right, wings open, in beak, S C ( ) in ; very ; $280.00 (Ä249.20)
When ruled Rome, he was not called emperor or , he was the Princeps, the "first of men." In the empire, the designated successors to the emperor were named and also given the title Princeps Juventutis, the "first of youths." This is the origin of the English word prince, meaning the son of a monarch.RB57193.
, 215, 31, 8, 9573, VF, 18.400 g, maximum 30.4 mm, 0o, Rome mint, as , 250 - early 251 A.D.; C HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C, bare headed and draped right, from behind; (to the Prince of Youth), seated left, extending branch, resting left elbow on , ( ) flanking across ; ; SOLD
, 9556, 177b, 15, VF, 2.634 g, maximum 25.0 mm, 180o, Rome mint, as , 250 - early 251 A.D.; C HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C, draped ; (to the defender), advancing right holding spear and ; on a broad ; ; SOLD
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