Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2205
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.35
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2433. Presented by Mr H. H. Scullard, 1946.
BIRBI-R2205.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped, standing facing l., holding caduceus in r. and cornucopia in l.; E in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP PROBVS INV AVC (Imperator Probus, Invincible Augustus). Reverse: FELICITAS AVC (Good Fortune of the Emperor). In Exergue: XXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 684 var.

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the XXI in the exergue of the reverse and the E in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Siscia. As opposed to the RIC type, there is no altar on the reverse, and the mintmark in the field is E (Γ, Δ).

3 Related People

Siscia
Roman


Probus
Roman
236
282
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Viewing Record 1 of 1