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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2106
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):  3.53
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1876. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PROBVS.P.F.AVG (Imperator Caesar Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P-A-X AVG (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: IIII

Bibliography:  RIC V 91

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

3 Related People

Probus
Roman
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282
Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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