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Virtvs Probi Avg
Probus, summer 276 - September 282 A.D.

Obverse:
Radiate bust left in consular robe holding eagle- tripped scepter in right

IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG

IMP: Imperator
C: Ceasar
M: Marcus
AVR: Aurelias
PROBVS: Probus
PF: Pius Felix
AVG: Augustus, emperor

Reverse
VIRTVS PROBI AVG, Virtvs Probvs Avgvsti

VIRTVS: Virtvs
PROBI: Probvs
AVG: Avgvstvs

Mars walking right holding transverse spear in right and trophy over shoulder in left.

Denomination: Antoninianus Bronze, diameter 20 mm

Mint: Siscia. Making in RIC 810 Bust type H. It looks like XXIV or XXIVI, which would correspond to Alfldi 96/182.

http://probvs.info/probvs/R810/R810.html

http://probvs.info/probvs/R810/R810A.html

The coin will also be included on the RIC 810 page at PROBVS.info
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