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ID number: BIRBI-R1802
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): 3.72
Axis (degrees): 45.00
Provenance: Haines 2685. From the Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1950.
Description: Obverse: Head of Volusian, wearing radiate crown and extended sideburns, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, veiled and draped, standing facing l., raising both hands; altar, to l.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IMP CHF C VIB VOLVSIHNO AVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: PIHTΛS AVGG (Piety of the Emperors)
Bibliography: RIC IV 182
Notes: Probably silvered (can see copper around legend).
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