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ID number:  BIRBI-R2150
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.37
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3497. Prof. Luigi de Nicola, 65 Via del Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, draped, standing facing l., holding sceptre in l. and crowning trophy with r.; captive at bottom, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR PROEVS HVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus). Reverse: VIHTVS HVGVS…I (Courage of the Emperor). In Exergue: R

Bibliography:  RIC V 243

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

3 Related People

Probus
Roman
236
282
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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