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ID number:  BIRBI-R2110
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.62
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 878. Presented by Mr C. E. Blunt, 1925.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing l., holding Victory in r. and spear in l.; leaning on shield to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PROBVS P F.AVG (Imperator Caesar Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIR-TV-S ΛVC (Courage of the Emperor). In Exergue: IIII

Bibliography:  RIC V 112

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
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