Appointed emperor in AD 280
Appointed emperor in Cologne, together with Proculus, in AD 280, soon thereafter defeated by Probus (Eutr. 9,17,1; Aur. Vict. Caes. 37,3; [Aur. Vict.] Epit. Caes. 37,2). His vita in the Historia Augusta (Probus), is largely fictitious; no genuine coins of his are known. PIR2 B 146; PLRE 1, 163 no.1.
 Consul in AD 344