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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2210
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Siscia
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.97
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1903. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l., holding baton in r. and cornucopia in l.; globe at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR PROBVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDENTIH ΛVG (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: XXIA

Bibliography:  RIC V 726

Notes:  Traces of silvering. In accordance with RIC, the XXIA in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Siscia.

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Probus
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Siscia
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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