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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2129
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1824. Seaby, 1934.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, in military attire and helmeted, walking facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and spear and shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: PROBV-S P F HVC (Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: MHRTI P-H-CIF (Mars, the Peace-Maker). In Exergue: RQΓ

Bibliography:  RIC V 177

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

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Probus
Roman
236
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