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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1800
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Volusian; Trebonianus Gallus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251-253
Metal:  Silver; Copper
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.09
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1689. From the Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Volusian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO HVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: PHX AVGG ([Dedicated to the] Peace of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 179

Notes:  Probably silvered.

5 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Volusian
Roman

253
Trebonianus Gallus
Roman
206
253
Dorchester Hoard



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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