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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2088
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.51
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1870. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
BIRBI-R2088.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, walking standing l., raising r. hand and holding globe in l.; captives bound at each foot.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR PROBVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: OHIE-NS HV.C (The Rising Sun of the Emperor). In Exergue: I

Bibliography:  RIC V 44

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the I in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Lugdunum.

3 Related People

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


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