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brm_351382 - VOLUSIAN Sesterce

VOLUSIAN Sesterce VF/VF
100.00 €(Approx. 122.00$ | 89.00£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 252
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 16,05 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale et irrégulier, court sur les légendes. Beau portrait de Volusien. Frappe molle au revers. Patine verte
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Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse translation : "Imperatori Cæsari Caio Vibio Volusiano Augusto", (À l'empereur césar Caius Vibius Volusien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PAX - AVGG/ S|C.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) debout à gauche, brandissant une branche de laurier de la main droite et de la gauche un sceptre transversal.
Reverse translation : “Pax Augustorum”, (La Paix des augustes).

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


Volusien

(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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