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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2161
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1557. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2161.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l., crowned by Victory, draped and winged, standing facing l., holding laurel wreath in r. and palm in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR PROBVS HVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVT S-HEC (Restorer of the Age). In Exergue: VIXXT

Bibliography:  RIC V 401

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

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