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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2097
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:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1550. 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 l., holding caduceus in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PROBVS.P.F.HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: FVLI-CIT TCMP (The Good Fortune of the Times). In Exergue: II

Bibliography:  RIC V 75

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the II 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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