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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2227
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2443. Presented by Mr H. H. Scullard, 1946.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing r., holding sceptre in l. and receiving in r. Victory from Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding sceptre in l.; S● in field, to bottom in between figures.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR PROBVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CLEM□NTIH T-EMP (A Time of Peace and Calm). In Exergue: S●

Bibliography:  RIC V 922

Notes:  Traces of silvering. In accordance with RIC, the XXI in the exergue of the reverse and the S● in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Antioch.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Probus
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