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E-auction 511-422920 - brm_648112 - VOLUSIAN Antoninien

VOLUSIAN Antoninien AU
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Estimate : 150 €
Price : 105 €
Maximum bid : 115 €
End of the sale : 30 January 2023 14:23:00
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: fin 252 - mi 253
Date: 252
Mint name / Town : Antioche
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 350 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,77 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale, parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis complets. Buste particulier de Volusien Auguste. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Belle patine gris métallique avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C V AF GAL VEND VOLVSIANO AVG// .....
Obverse description : Buste radié et drapé de Volusien à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A21).
Obverse translation : “Imperatori Caio Vibio Afinio Gallo Vendumnianuo Volusiano Augusto”, (À l’empereur césar Caius Vibius Volusien auguste).


Reverse legend : PAX - AVGVS/ -|-// ......
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) drapée debout à gauche, tenant une branche d’olivier de la main droite et un long sceptre transversal de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Pax Augusti”, (la Paix de l’auguste).


Poids lourd. Rubans de type 3. Quatre globules sous le buste pour la quatrième officine et aussi au revers.

Historical background




Volusien proclaimed Caesar to the accession of his father, became august after the death of Hostilianus in November 251. He was assassinated along with his father.

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