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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2170
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2429. Presented by Mr H. H. Scullard, 1946.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and bearded, wearing cuirass and imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle, facing l. Reverse: Concordia, draped, standing facing l., holding two ensigns; E in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PROBVS HVC (Imperator Caesar Probus Augustus). Reverse: CONCO-RD MILIT (Harmony of the Soldiers). In Exergue: PXXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 480

Notes:  Traces of silvering on obverse. In accordance with RIC, the PXXI in the exergue of the reverse and the E in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Ticinum.

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