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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2157
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:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.79
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1893. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing helmet, radiate and bearded, cuirassed, holding spear and shield, facing l. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing facing l., holding two ensigns.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VIHTVS PROBI HVC (The Courage of Probus Augustus). Reverse: FIDE-S V-ILIT (Loyalty of the Soldiers). In Exergue: VIXXT

Bibliography:  RIC V 366

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

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Ticinum



Probus
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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