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ID number: BIRBI-R1808
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker: Volusian; Trebonianus Gallus; Mediolanum
Place made: Lombardy: Milan
Date made: 251-253
Diameter (cm): 2.30
Weight (g): 2.45
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 2687. 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: Virtus, in helmet and military attire, standing facing r., holding spear in r. and leaning on shield, to r.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IIVIP C C VIB VOLVSIΛNVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: VIHTVS HVUG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors).
Bibliography: RIC IV 206
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