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Aureus with bust of Volusian

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Obverse: Bust of Volusian, laureate, draped, right. IMPCAECVIBVOLVSIANOAVG Reverse: Aequitas standing, head left, holds scales in right hand, cornucopia in left. AEQVITASAVGG

Provenance

By date unknown: Vicomte de Ponton d'Amécourt Collection; by 1887: with Rollin and Feuardent, 4, Rue de Louvois, Paris (auction of the Ponton d'Amecourt collection, April 1887, no. 504); by 1958: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; February 12, 1964: purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–253

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.51

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins