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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2200
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.40
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1546. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2200.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, draped, standing facing r., clasping r. hands with Concordia, draped and veiled, standing facing l.; Δ in field, to the bottom.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR PROBIIS HVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: CONCORD MILIT (Harmony of the Soldiers). In Exergue: XXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 651

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

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Siscia
Roman


Probus
Roman
236
282
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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