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Coin of Alexandria with bust of Probus

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Obverse: Bust of Probus, laureate, cuirassed, to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle to left, looking back, wreath in beak. At left and right: Greek letters. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; November 13, 1947: gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 281–282

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 7.71 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

47.1478

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins