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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2212
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2441. Presented by Mr H. H. Scullard, 1946.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Female, draped, standing facing r., presenting laurel wreath in r. to emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l.; P in field, at bottom between them.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: INP C M HVR PROBVS P F HVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVT OR-RIS (Restorer of the World). In Exergue: XXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 731

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the XXI in the exergue of the reverse and the P in the field of the reverse are mintmarks(officina) indicating Siscia.

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Probus
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Siscia
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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