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E-auction 397-310060 - VOLUSIAN Antoninien

VOLUSIAN Antoninien VF
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Estimate : 45 €
Price : 27 €
Maximum bid : 37 €
End of the sale : 23 November 2020 14:27:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: fin 252
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 350 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,32 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Volusien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Caesar Caius Vibius Volusianus Augustus”, (Empereur César Caius Vibius Volusien Auguste).


Reverse legend : VIRT-VS AVGG.
Reverse description : Virtus (la Virilité) casqué, en habit militaire, debout de face regardant à droite, s’appuyant de la main gauche sur un bouclier et tenant un sceptre de la droite.
Reverse translation : “Virtus Augustorum”, (La Virilité des augustes).


Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


(06/251-06/253) Caius Vibius Afinius Gallus Vendumnianus Volusianus

August (11/251-05/253)

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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