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OBVERSE: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG
REVERSE: ADVENTVS PROBI AVG
BUST TYPE: I11 = radiate, cuirassed bust left with parazonium lying on left shoulder and Victory in right hand
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: Rζ
WEIGHT 3.60g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21mm
RIC: 161 VAR.
J.Guillemain, MPR: 175 1 EX. (THIS SPECIMEN)
S.Estiot, Ph.Gysen RN 2006: 3 ex.
Collection no. 1308

Extremely rare and desirable bust type! The most spectacular bust type ever struck in Rome under Probus!

ONLY THIRD SPECIMEN OF THIS TYPE KNOWN TO ME ASSUMING THE THREE EXAMPLES CITED BY ESTIOT/GYSEN IN RN 2006 INCLUDE THIS SPECIMEN AS WELL AS THE REMAINING TWO WHICH I KNOW, I.E. TRITON IV LOT 672 AND HELIOS AUCTION 3)

Ex Ph. Gysen collection = Ex Lanz 74 (1995)
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