Sestertius with bust of Volusian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 23.61 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.605

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Volusian to right.
IMPCAECVIBVOLVSIANOAVG
Reverse: Juno seated in round distyle temple.
IVNONIMARTIALI In field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: L. P. Messenger Collection; by 1951: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 8 Robert Street, Adelphi, London (auction of the L. P. Messenger Collection, Nov. 21, 1951, lot 211); probably late 1951: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III