Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Roman Collector, Jan 1, 2019.
Just another speaking example.
3,09g 24,2mm 12h
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Volusian. 251-253 AD. Æ Sestertius. Obv: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: IVNONI MARTIALI, S-C across fields. Juno seated facing, holding wheat-ears and scepter in r. hand; all within domed distyle temple, set on three-tiered base. RIC IV 253a; Hunter 30.
I find the style and proportions differences on the temples as shown on the sestertii posted here quite interesting. These are the same coins but very different. I have no explanation.
I had to post this week's "Franklin's World" comic here!
Trebonianus Gallus Antoninianus
Obv:– IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped cuirassed bust right
Rev– IVNO MARTIALIS, Juno seated left, holding corn ears and sceptre
Minted in Antioch. A.D. 251 - 253
Reference:– RIC 83. RSC 47
Weight 4.86g. 22.50mm. 0 degrees
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