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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2118
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.93
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3970. A. H. Baldwin, 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped, standing facing r., holding caduceus in r. and cornucopia in l.; B in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP G PROBVS.P.P.HVC (Imperator Caesar Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: TEMPO-R FELICIT (Time of Good Fortune).

Bibliography:  RIC V 129

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the B in the field of the reverse is a mintmark (officina) indicating Lugdunum.

3 Related People

Probus
Roman
236
282
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


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