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ID number:  BIRBI-R2090
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.98
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1541. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped, standing facing r., holding caduceus in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR PROBVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: TEMPORVM FELICITAS (The Good Fortune of the Times). In Exergue: I

Bibliography:  RIC V 52

Notes:  Traces of silvering. In accordance with RIC, the III in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lugdunum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1981-09-14
Lugdunum
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