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ID number:  BIRBI-R1810
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):  17.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 108. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Volusian, wearing laurel wreath and extended sideburns, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIHNO HVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: PAX Λ˃GG S C ([Dedicated to the] Peace of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 256a

4 Related People

Volusian
Roman

253
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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