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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2217
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.04
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1540. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, galloping facing l. in quadriga, raising r. and holding whip in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PROBVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SOLI INIIICTO (The Invincible Sol). In Exergue: XXIII

Bibliography:  RIC V 769

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

3 Related People

Siscia
Roman


Probus
Roman
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282
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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