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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2132
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.96
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1884. 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: Roma, draped and helmeted, head facing l., seated in temple, holding Victory in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP PRO-BVS HVG (Imperator Probus Augustus). Reverse: ROMAE HETER (To Everlasting Rome). In Exergue: RůΓ

Bibliography:  RIC V 185

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

3 Related People

Probus
Roman
236
282
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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