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Binio (double-aureus) with bust of Volusian

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Obverse: Radiate draped, cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. IMPCAECVIBVOLVSIANOAVG Reverse: Pietas standing, head left, with arms outstretched. An altar with flames on top to the left of Pietas. PIETASAVGG

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 18, 1998: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–253

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 5.41 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.10

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins