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E-auction 248-170790 - VOLUSIAN Sesterce

VOLUSIAN Sesterce XF
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 69 €
Maximum bid : 77 €
End of the sale : 15 January 2018 14:29:00
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 252
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 14,29 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale et irrégulier avec un très beau portrait et une jolie patine verte
Catalogue references :

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 très 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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