Volusian (November AD 251 - spring or summer AD 253 )

Gaius Vibius Afinius Gallus Vedumnianus Volusian, the son of Trebonianus Gallus, was given the rank of Caesar when his father became emperor. After emperor Hostilian was killed, he was raised to the rank of Augustus. He was assassinated along with his father in AD 253.

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Volusian 'Pietas' Antoninianus 020730

Volusian 'Pietas' Antoninianus
Silver, 2.38 grams, 22.36 mm. Rome. 252 AD. Obverse: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG, radiate and draped bust right. Reverse: PIETAS AVGG, Pietas standing left, raising both hands, altar to left. RIC 182; RSC 88; Sear5 9761. Very fine and better.

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Volusian 'Pietas' Antoninianus 020730


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