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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2117
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):  3.90
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1547. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, draped and veiled, standing facing l. by altar, holding patera in r. and box of perfumes in l.; C in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PROBVS.P.F.ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PIET-AS HVG (Piety of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 121

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the C in the field of the reverse is a mintmark (officina) 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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