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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2091
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.07
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1834. Seaby, 1934.
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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 AVR PROBVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: TEMPOHVM FELICITAS (The Good Fortune of the Times). In Exergue: I

Bibliography:  RIC V 52

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

3 Related People

Probus
Roman
236
282
Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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