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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2092
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.18
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 897. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1925.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing helmet, radiate and bearded, cuirassed, holding spear in r. and shield in l., facing l. Reverse: Abundantia, draped, standing facing l., emptying cornucopia to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR PRC…S HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: AyVNDANTIΛ AVC. ([Dedicated to] Imperial Abundance). In Exergue: IIII

Bibliography:  RIC V 59

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the IIII in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lugdunum.

3 Related People

Lugdunum
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Probus
Roman
236
282
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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