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132 - Probus - RIC 064 - Bust Type G (Lugdunum) (IIII)
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)
Appears to be an obverse die match to the plate example in Bastien.
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Jochen  [May 13, 2005 at 07:28 PM]
Nice helmet, nice shield!
mickdale  [May 30, 2005 at 08:51 AM]
nice coin!
Noah  [Oct 25, 2007 at 01:35 AM]
deserving of positive feedback and commentary
*Alex  [Oct 25, 2007 at 12:27 PM]
Great coin! Well centred, struck, detailed and toned. Everything.
ROMA  [Nov 04, 2007 at 02:10 AM]
An incredible example!
Julianus of Pannonia  [Sep 16, 2009 at 06:23 PM]
Absolutely stuning Coin, one of the nicest probii I ever saw
Jay GT4  [May 19, 2011 at 07:11 PM]
Incredible!
Potator II  [May 19, 2011 at 08:21 PM]
Sorry I missed that one for so long, it's tremendous
Dino  [May 19, 2011 at 10:03 PM]
Wow. THis is one seriously nice coin!
Joe Sermarini  [May 21, 2011 at 12:24 PM]
Fantastic coin.
Legatus  [Sep 04, 2011 at 11:44 PM]
I can see why this is your favorite. Very nice.