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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1809
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Volusian; Trebonianus Gallus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251-253
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  20.88
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1454. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R1809.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Volusian, wearing laurel wreath and extended sideburns, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Concordia, draped, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and double cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIHNO HIIC (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: CCNCORDIA HVGG S C (Harmony of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 249

Notes:  Clipped, possibly to be mounted

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Trebonianus Gallus
Roman
206
253
Volusian
Roman

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