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Probus Quinarius
Mint- Rome
Obv.- IMP C PROBVS AVG- Jugate bust of Sol and Probus left
Rev.- FELICIA-The Four Seasons as Children Playing
Exergue- TEMPORA
Size- 13mm
Weight- 1.70 grams
ex.Rutten&Wieland

Extra Notes per Barry Murphy and Martin Griffiths:

There are 3 specimens recorded in Cathy King's new book on Quinarii:

1 - Vienna
2 - Oxford, ex Hamburger October 19 1925, lot 1546
3 - Subak Collection, ex M&M 66, lot 834, ex Leu 20, lot 387

Very rare and atractive Probus AE quinarius from Rome mint.
Interesting variant not published in RIC with jugate bust of emperor and Sol left, not right as RIC nš 263 (Vol.V part.II. R4 rarity grade)
IMP.C.PROBVS AVG. Amazing reverse with the four seasons as children playing. FELICIA.TEMPORA. completes legends too. 1,70 grs.







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Julianus of Pannonia  [Aug 28, 2009 at 12:45 PM]
Verry rare Bust types !
dupondius  [Mar 22, 2010 at 12:16 PM]
I never saw this jugate bust type!