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ID number:  BIRBI-R1805
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
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251-253
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.17
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2684. From the Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Volusian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Virtus, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing l., leaning on a shield to l. and holding a spear in l.; star in field, in r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CƆE C VIB VOLVS…NO ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: VIHTVS HVGG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 187

5 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Trebonianus Gallus
Roman
206
253
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Volusian
Roman

253
Dorchester Hoard



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