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Antoninianus with bust of Probus

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Obverse: Radiate bust of Probus to left, in imperial mantle, holding scepter topped by eagle in right hand. IMPPRO BVSAVG Reverse: Sol in chariot, riding left, holding globe and whip. SOLI INVICT O In ex.: R(symbol), Greek gamma.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 279

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.99 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

32.1418

Medium or Technique

Billon

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins