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Volusian Antoninianus

Volusian Antoninianus, Emperor AD 251-253, minted at Rome, RIC 184, RSC 118, 21 mm, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Volusian facing right, IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG, Reverse:  Salus facing right, holding a patera from which she is feeding a snake cradled in her arm, SALVS AVGG, a lustrous coin with just a touch of attractive light toning, a great and expressive portrait of Volusian, a detailed Salus and serpent on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, there is very little wear on this coin which is a scarce issue for Volusian from my researches, a lovely example, Asking price:  $129 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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