Classical Numismatics Discussion Members' Gallery
  Welcome Guest. Please login or register.

Members' Gallery Home | Member Collections | Last Added | Last Comments | Most Viewed | Top Rated | My Favorities | Search Galleries
Home > Coin Collecting Theme Galleries > The Best of Type!

ROMAN EMPIRE, Probus, Lugdunum, RIC 64 Bust Type G
Obv: VIRTVS PRO-BI AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield, decorated with emperor riding past row of soldiers with shields
Rev: ADVENTVS PROBI AVG, Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; at foot, captive
Minted in Lugdunum (IIII) Emission 5 Officina 4. End A.D. 277 to Early A.D. 278
References: Cohen 69. Bastien 256 (2 examples). RIC 64 Bust Type G (S)
Appear to be an obverse die match to the plate example in Bastien.

File information
Filename:RI 132ma img.jpg
Album name:maridvnvm / The Best of Type!
Rating (39 votes): (Details)
File Size:70 KB
Date added:Feb 13, 2005
Dimensions:633 x 321 pixels
Displayed:864 times
Favorites:Add to Favorites
Massanutten  [Feb 12, 2005 at 10:11 PM]
jimwho523  [Feb 12, 2005 at 11:42 PM]
Extremely nice Probus!!!!
divvsavgvstvs  [Jul 23, 2005 at 08:53 PM]
Beautiful tone, perfect centering and perfect strike. *****
mestreaudi  [Aug 13, 2005 at 03:08 PM]
Tiathena  [Jun 22, 2006 at 02:49 AM]
Absolutely Beautiful! Less than 5 stars here only proves yet-again that stupidity & sickest expressions of envy are alive & adrift on planet Earth.
the_Apostate  [Jul 03, 2006 at 07:21 AM]
Lovely and I agree with Tia -
Priscian  [Aug 15, 2006 at 02:54 PM]
Beautiful, I would give 6 stars!
areich  [Aug 15, 2006 at 03:52 PM]
This is probably the nicest Probus I have seen.
Aamil Qureshi  [Mar 28, 2007 at 06:52 PM]
I LOVE THIS COIN! Sure is one of the top three BOTT coins here!