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ID number:  BIRBI-R2174
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1534. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing helmet, radiate and bearded, cuirassed, holding spear and shield, facing l. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l.; Q in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IIIRUS PR-OBI HV-C (The Courage of Probus Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-T HVC (Foresight of the Emperor). In Exergue: SXXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 491

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the SXXI in the exergue of the reverse and the Q in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Ticinum.

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