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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2122
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  3.38
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1877. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
BIRBI-R2122.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, riding facing l., r. hand raised and holding sceptre in l.; captive at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IWP PRO-BVS AVG (Imperator Probus Augustus). Reverse: HPVEN-TVS AVc (Arrival of the Emperor). In Exergue: R*Z

Bibliography:  RIC V 157

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the R*Z in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

3 Related People

Probus
Roman
236
282
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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