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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2154
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 900. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1925.
BIRBI-R2154.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed and wearing imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle, facing l. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, standing frontally, head facing l., raising r. and holding globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMΓ C PROBVS HVC CONS II (Imperator Caesar Probus Augustus, Consul for the Second Time). Reverse: CONSc-R-V-HT HVC (Protector of the Emperor). In Exergue: TXXT

Bibliography:  RIC V 352

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

3 Related People

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



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