Volusion             253 A.D.


Volusian was in his early twenties when Trebonianus Gallus, his father, became emperor. Shortly thereafter Volusian was made emperor as well. Before he could make much of a mark on history he as well as his Dad were killed by his own soldiers just prior to the battle against the forces of Aemilian.


AR Antoninianus 251--253 A.D.


21 mm.

Obv. IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right]

Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG: Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopia

RSC 25. RIC 168, SR 2822, C. 20, Van Meter