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Aureus with bust of Probus

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Obverse: Bust of Probus to left, wearing armor and crested helmet, carrying a spear over his right shoulder (his right hand showing) with a shield covering his left shoulder. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG Reverse: Victory driving a quadriga to left, holding out a wreath in front of her, and a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 280

Mint

Serdica

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.20 gm.

Accession Number

00.303

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins