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 Posted 06/12/2018  10:46 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Doctorwho2485 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi Everyone, I'm getting this in the post soon from a Vcoins seller 'NumisCorner'. A very nice,silver Antoninianus'2 Denarii' of Volusian as Caesar and Co-Emperor with his Father Trebonianus Gallus from 251-253 AD. Info about the coin: Type: Roman Imperial
Issuer: Volusian
Date Ruled: A.D. 251-253
Metal: Silver
Denomination: Antoninianus
Date Struck: A.D. 251 - 253
Diameter: 22 mm
Weight: 3.392 g
Obverse Description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind
Reverse Legend: PIETAS AVGG'Pietas Augustorum - To the piety of the two Emperors'
Reverse Description: Pietas, veiled, standing left, raising both hands, altar left
Mint: Rome
Primary Reference: RIC 182
Reference2: RSC 88
Reference3: Van Meter 25. More about him: Volusianus (Latin: Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusianus Augustus; died August 253 AD), also known as Volusian, was a Roman Emperor from 251 to 253 AD. His father, Trebonianus Gallus, became Roman Emperor after being elected in the field by the legion, following the deaths of the previous co-emperors Trajan Decius and Herennius Etruscus. Trebonianus Gallus raised Hostilian, the son of Decius, to augustus, making him his co-emperor in June 251 AD. Volusianus was elevated to caesar in the same month. After the death, of Hostilian in November 251 AD , Volusianus was raised to augustus, co-ruling with his father. The short reign of Trebonianus Gallus and Volusianus was notable for the outbreak of a plague, which is reason for Hostilian's death, the invasion of the Sasanian 'Persian' Empire, and the raids of the Goths. Volusianus was killed alongside his father in August 253 AD, by their own soldiers, who were terrified of the forces of the usurper Aemilian which were marching towards Rome. "Real Game of thrones stuff"

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 Posted 06/12/2018  11:23 pm  Show Profile   Check echizento's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add echizento to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice coin Doc, congrats
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 Posted 06/13/2018  01:59 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Palouche to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good pick up, and nice looking coin!

I've noticed that you've bought from this seller before quite a few times and you probably know this but he'll always drop the price $5-10 if you ask?

Your acquiring a nice little set of denarius there! Maybe a little group photo?

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 Posted 06/13/2018  4:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bob L to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice one, Vaughan.
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 Posted 06/13/2018  8:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add travelcoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice pick up Doc - I like the portrait you're getting a really good eye for catching some nice buys.
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