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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 1, Eagle left45 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 1. (L in left field, A in right field). A.D. 276
Milne 4519. Emmett 3984(1) R2. Curtis -.

A somewhat scarcer year. This example was overcleaned (stripped back to the metal) by the previous owner.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 1, Eagle right32 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, head turned left, wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 1. (L in left field, A in right field). A.D. 276
Milne 4517. Emmett 3983(1) R2. Curtis -.

A somewhat scarcer year.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 1, Elpis (Spes)18 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– Elpis (Spes) standing left, holding flower and raising skirt.
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 1. (A over L in left field)
Reference:– Milne 4514. Emmett 3987(1) R2. Curtis -. Dattari 5532
maridvnvm
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 1, Elpis (Spes)1 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– Elpis (Spes) standing left, holding flower and raising skirt.
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 1. (A to upper right of L in left field)
Reference:– Milne 4516. Emmett 3987(1) R2. Curtis -. BMC 2416. Kφln 3124; Dattari 5532 var
maridvnvm
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 2, Dikaiosyne standing39 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) standing left, holding scales and cornucopia
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. LB in left field. Year 2. A.D. 277 - 278
Milne 4522. Emmett 3979(2) R1. Curtis 1846.

Ex-M&R January 1994
Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 2, Eagle left29 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 2. (L in left field, B in right field)
Milne 4546. Emmett 3984(2) R1. Curtis 1850. BMC 2427.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 2, Eagle right30 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, head left with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 2. (L in left field, B in right field). A.D. 277 - 278
Milne 4540. Emmett 3983(2) R1. Curtis 1852. BMC 2426.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 2, Elpis (Spes)25 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– Elpis (Spes) standing left, holding flower and raising skirt.
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 2. (B over L in left field)
Reference:– Milne 4531. Emmett 3987(2) R1. Curtis 1881. BMC 2417.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 3, Eagle32 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right, wings spread with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. L | Gamma . Year 3. 277 - 278 A.D.
Milne 4566. Emmett 3985(3) R1. Curtis 1869. BMC 2433.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 3, Eagle28 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right, wings spread with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. L | Gamma;. Year 3. 277 - 278 A.D.
Milne 4566. Emmett 3985(3) R1. Curtis 1869. BMC 2433.

Ex-Forvm.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 3, Eagle right (palm)33 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, palm on wing, wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. L in left field, Gamma in right field. Year 3. 277 - 278 A.D.
Milne 4562. Emmett 3981(3) R1. Curtis 1854. BMC 2439.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 3, Nike left33 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike advancing left, holding wreath in both hands
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 3. (LГ in left field)
Milne 4555. Curtis -, Emmett 3992(3)R5. BMC -.

Ex-Olympus Coins February 1992
Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 3, Tyche19 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– Fortuna/Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 3. (L Γ in left field)
Milne 4558. Curtis 1892, Emmett 3994(3) R1. BMC 2423
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 3, Tyche23 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– Fortuna/Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 3. (L Gamma; in left field)
Milne 4558. Curtis 1892, Emmett 3994(3) R1. BMC 2423.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 4, Athena22 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Athena seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; shield below chair
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. Delta over L in left field. Year 4. A.D. 278-279
Milne 4570. Emmett 3977(4) R3. Curtis 1844. BMC -.

Ex-Col. James W. Curtis Collection.
Ex-Olympus #5 catalogue (December 1982)
Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 4, Eagle34 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right, wings spread with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. L | Delta;. Year 4. 278 - 279 A.D.
Milne 4589/90/91. Emmett 3985(4) R1. Curtis -. Kφln 3136. Dattari 5561.

Ex-. Mόnzen und Medaillen AG Basel.
1 commentsMartin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 4, Eagle right (palm)28 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, palm on wing, wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. L in left field, Δ in right field. Year 4. A.D. 278-279
Milne 4587. Emmett 3981(1) R1. Curtis 1855. BMC 2440.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 4, Eirene18 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eirene standing left, holding olive branch and transverse sceptre
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. L Delta in left field. Year 4. A.D. 278-279
Milne 4575. Emmett 3986(4) R1. Curtis 1878. BMC 2415v.

Ex-Amphora coins October 1979
Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 4, Eirene27 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eirene standing left, holding olive branch and transverse sceptre
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. Delta over L in left field. Year 4. A.D. 278-279
Milne 4578. Emmett 3986(4) R1. Curtis 1880. BMC 2415. Kφln 3139. Dattari 5530.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 4, Tyche23 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– Fortuna/Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 4. (L Delta; in left field)
Milne 4583. Emmett 3994 (4) R1. Curtis 1893.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 5, Bust of Serapis3 viewsObv:– A K M AVR PROBOC CEB, Laureate draped bust right
Rev:– None, Bust of Serapis right
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. L - E | _ Year 5. A.D. 279-280
Reference:– Milne 4605. Curtis X-1889, Emmett 3993(5) R4. BMC -. Dattari 5544

A rare type for Probus
maridvnvm
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 5, Dikaiosyne seated19 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) seated left, holding scales and cornucopia
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. LE in left field. Year 5. A.D. 279-280
Milne 4594. Emmett 3980(5) R4. Curtis 1845. BMC -.

Described by Col. Curtis as "Very Rare" on his 2x2 coin holder, which still accompanies the coin.

Ex-Col. James W. Curtis Collection.
Ex-Olympus #5 catalogue (December 1982)
Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 5, Eagle left26 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right, with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 5. (L in left field, E in right field). A.D. 279-280
Milne 4611. Emmett 3984(5) R1. Curtis 1858. BMC 2428.

This example was overcleaned (stripped back to the metal) by the previous owner.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 5, Eagle right25 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, head left with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 5. (L in left field, E in right field). A.D. 279-280
Milne 4606. Emmett 3983(5) R1. Curtis 1859. BMC 2429.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 5, Homonia standing14 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PR-OBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Homonoia standing left, right arm raised; cornucopiae in left hand
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. e over L in left field. Year 6. 280 A.D.
Milne 4598. Emmett 3989(5) R1. Curtis ??.

Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 5, Homonia standing8 viewsObv:– A K M AVP P-ROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Homonoia standing left, right arm raised; cornucopiae in left hand
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. e over L in left field. Year 6. 280 A.D.
Milne 4595. Emmett 3989(5) R1. Curtis ??
maridvnvm
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 5, Nike right17 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike advancing right, palm in left hand over shoulder, wreath upward in right
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. LE in right field. Year 5. 279 A.D.
Milne 4604. Curtis -, Emmett 3991(3) R1.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Athena L | S19 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Athena seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; cuirass below chair
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. L | S Year 6. 280 A.D.
Milne 4616. Curtis -, Emmett 3978(6) R1. SNG Cop 937

Ex-Forvm.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Athena seated17 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Athena seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; armour below chair
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. S over L in left field. Year 6. 280 A.D.
Milne 4618. Curtis -, Emmett 3878(6) R1. BMC 2410. SNG Cop 936 (Roma). Dattari 5525. Cat. Completo pl. 280, Geissen 3152
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Eagle left20 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing facing left, head right, with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 6. (L in left field, S in right field). A.D. 280-281
Milne 4629. Emmett 3984(6) R1. Curtis 1863. BMC 2430.

Ex-Forvm
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Eagle left4 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing facing left, head right, with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 6. (L in left field, S in right field). A.D. 280-281
Milne 4629. Emmett 3984(6) R1. Curtis 1863. BMC 2430.
maridvnvm
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Eagle right24 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing facing right, wings open, with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 6. (L in left field, S in right field). A.D. 280-281
Milne 4631. Emmett 3982 (6) R1. Curtis 1872. BMC 2435.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Homonia seated12 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Homonoia seated left, right arm raised; cornucopiae in left hand
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. S over L in left field. Year 6. 280 A.D.
Milne 4622/4623. Curtis 1883/1884, Emmett 3990(6) R1. BMC 2419.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Nike right15 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike advancing right, palm in left hand over shoulder, wreath upward in right
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. LS in right field. Year 6. 280 A.D.
Milne 4627. Curtis -, Emmett 3991(6) R2.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Nike right16 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike advancing right, palm in left hand over shoulder, wreath upward in right
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. L in left field, S in right field. Year 6. 280 A.D.
Milne 4625. Curtis -, Emmett 3991(6) R2.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 7, Eagle14 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 7. (L in left field, Z in right field)
Milne 4640. Emmett 3884(7) R1. Curtis 1864. BMC 2431. Kφln 3155. Dattari 5555
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 7, Eagle69 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, head right, wings spread, wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 7. (L in left field, Z in right field)
Milne 4649. Emmett 3982(7) R1. Curtis 1873. BMC 2436.
2 commentsmaridvnvm
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 7, Eagle19 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right, wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 7. (L in left field, Z in right field)
Milne 4640. Emmett 3884(7) R1. Curtis 1864. BMC 2431.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 7, Homonia seated13 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Homonoia seated left, right arm raised; cornucopiae in left hand
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. Z over L in left field. Year 7. 281 A.D.
Milne 4635. Curtis -, Emmett 3994(7) R4.

Ex-M&R September 1993
Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 7, Nike right3 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike advancing right, palm in left hand over shoulder, wreath upward in right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right holding wreath in beak. L | Z
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. Year 7
Reference:– Milne 4638. Emmett 3991(7) R3. Curtis -. BMC 2422. Kφln 3157; Dattari 5543 var
maridvnvm
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 8, Eagle35 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head turned right, wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria Egypt. (L | H) Year 8. A.D. 282
Reference(s) – Milne 4655. Emmett 3984(8) R2. Curtis -.

A scarcer year.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 8, Eagle25 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, head right, wings spread, wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Year 8. (L in left field, H in right field). A.D. 282
Milne 4659. Emmett 3982(8) R2. Curtis -.

Ex-M&R February 1983
Ex-Keith Emmett Collection.
Martin Griffiths
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Probus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year ?, Eagle19 viewsObv:– A K M AVP PROBOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left, head right, wings spread with wreath in beak
Minted in Alexandria, Egypt. Apparently no year marks.
Reference:– Milne ??, Curtis ??. Emmett ??
Martin Griffiths
   
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