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ID number:  BIRBI-R2230
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Probus; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  276-282
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.88
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2445. Presented by Mr H. H. Scullard, 1946.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Probus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Female, draped and diademed, standing facing r., presenting laurel wreath in r. to emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l.; EΔ in field, to bottom in between figures.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M UVR PROBVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: RISTITVT OR-BIS (The Restorer of the World). In Exergue: XXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 925

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

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