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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2094
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):  4.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1554. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Minerva, draped and helmeted, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and spear in l.; leaning on shield to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C ΓROBVS.P.F.AVG (Imperator Caesar Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: COMIT-I PROHI HVC (To The Companion of Probus Augustus). In Exergue: IIII

Bibliography:  RIC V 69

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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