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ROMAN EMPIRE, Florian, Antoninianus, Lugdunum, RIC 16, Bust Type C
Obv: IMP C M AN FLORIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: VIRTVS AVGVSTI, Mars advancing right, holding a shield and spear, treading down captive.
Minted in Lugdunum (IIII in exe.) Emission 3 Officina 4, between September to October 276 A.D.
References: Cohen 107. Bastien 150 (31 examples). RIC 16 Bust type C
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Date added:Jul 13, 2004
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Robert_Brenchley  [Jul 13, 2004 at 05:17 PM]
Nice, with a very Probus-like portrait, at least to my eyes.
mauseus  [Jul 15, 2004 at 10:18 AM]
Classic Lyon mint styling of the bust, good reverse too
jdholds  [Jul 19, 2004 at 02:53 AM]
Definately a tough one to beat!!
Potator II  [Feb 10, 2009 at 08:16 PM]
Terrific coin, that reverse is so lifely !!