BRASS SESTERTIUS OF HOSTILIAN AS AUGUSTUS, ROME, AD 251.

BRASS SESTERTIUS OF HOSTILIAN AS AUGUSTUS, ROME, AD 251.

300.00

Obverse: IMP CAE C VAL HOS ES QVINTVS AVG, Laureate and draped bust of Hostilian facing right.

Reverse: VOTIS / DECENNA / LIBVS / S C, In four lines within laurel-wreath.

RIC: 226. Sear: 9594. Hunter: 4. [Rome, AD 251].

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.3 g.

An extremely rare brass sestertius of Hostilian as Augustus, VOTIS / DECENNA / LIBVS, referring to the sacred vows taken every tenth year on behalf of the emperor and the Senate to ensure the prosperity and preservation of the Empire.

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