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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
Place made: Rome
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.
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.
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