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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2197
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Siscia
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.24
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 898. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1925.
BIRBI-R2197.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l. between two ensigns, r. raised and holding sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C H AVR PROBVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: D M TH P COS P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul, Father of the Fatherland). In Exergue: XXIB

Bibliography:  RIC V 607

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

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Siscia
Roman


Probus
Roman
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