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E-auction 303-222029 - VOLUSIAN Antoninien

VOLUSIAN Antoninien XF
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Estimate : 50 €
Price : 31 €
Maximum bid : 43 €
End of the sale : 04 February 2019 14:30:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: fin
Date: 252
Mint name / Town : Milan
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 350 ‰
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,66 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, bien centré des deux côtés. Usure régulière. Joli buste. Patine grise
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 Cæsar Caius Vibius Volusianus Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Caius Vibius Volusien auguste).


Reverse legend : FELIC-ITAS PVBL.
Reverse description : Felicitas (la Félicité) drapée, debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant un long caducée de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Felicitas Publica”, (La Félicité publique).


Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges invisibles sous le paludamentum.

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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