Volusianus

Reece Period attributed: Period 12

Obverse image of a coin of Volusianus

Member of the Third Century Emperors dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 251 until 253.

Gaius Vibius Volusianus was the son of Trebonianus Gallus. Upon his father’s accession in 251, Volusian was given the title of Caesar. When Hostilian died, Volusian became Augustus and ruled jointly with his father. He died in 253, murdered with his father by soldiers of Aemilian.

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