Hostilian Roman Imperial Gold Aureus, as Caesar (AD 250-251)

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Hostilian. 251 A.D. The younger son of emperor Trajan Decius and Herennia Etruscilla, Hostilian was the lone male survivor of his family after his father and brother were killed in an ambush on the Danubian front during the battle of Abrittus. .

Obverse: C VALENS HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C, bare-headed draped bust right
Reverse: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, prince standing left, holding standard & spear

Diameter: 18 mm

Material:  24k Gold plated fine pewter

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