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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1806
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Volusian; Trebonianus Gallus; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Lombardy: Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251-253
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.73
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1254. Vautier et Collignon Sale, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Volusian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, standing facing l., holding long caduceus in r. and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: INIP C VIB VOLVSƖANVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: FELIC-ITAS PVBL (Good Fortune of the [Roman] Public).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 205

Notes:  Appears to be plated.

4 Related People

Trebonianus Gallus
Roman
206
253
Volusian
Roman

253
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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