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ID number:  BIRBI-R2199
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Siscia
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.86
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2431. Presented by Mr H. H. Scullard, 1946.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, wearing cuirass and imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle, facing l. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, seated on horse facing l., r. raised and holding sceptre in l.; captive bound at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR RROBVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: HDVENTVS P-ROBI HVG (Arrival of Probus Augustus). In Exergue: XXIϚ

Bibliography:  RIC V 632

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
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