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PROBUS RIC 533 VAR. New photo19 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: CONCORD MILIT
BUST TYPE: F1 = radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//ζXXI
WEIGHT 4.01g / AXIS: / WIDTH: 22mm
RIC: 533 VAR. (UNLISTED FROM 6TH OFFICINA)
COLLECTION NO. 1374

THE ONLY EXAMPLE OF THIS EXACT TYPE KNOWN TO ME!!!
2 commentsBarnaba601/15/19 at 07:35Barnaba6: Thanks okidoki!
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PROBUS RIC 533 VAR. New photo19 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: CONCORD MILIT
BUST TYPE: F1 = radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//ζXXI
WEIGHT 4.01g / AXIS: / WIDTH: 22mm
RIC: 533 VAR. (UNLISTED FROM 6TH OFFICINA)
COLLECTION NO. 1374

THE ONLY EXAMPLE OF THIS EXACT TYPE KNOWN TO ME!!!
2 commentsBarnaba601/14/19 at 19:05okidoki: excellent
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PROBUS RIC 336 VAR. E8 BUST37 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: CONCORD MILIT
BUST TYPE: E8 = radiate, helmeted, heroically nude bust left, holding spear and aegis, seen from rear
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//PXXT
WEIGHT 3.95g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21-22 mm
RIC 336 VAR. (UNLISTED WITH E8 BUST)
COLLECTION NO. 1379

Ex S. Luethi collection

Very rare and desirable bust type!

ONLY THE 2ND EXAMPLE OF THIS EXACT TYPE KNOWN TO ME (THE OTHER BEING JACQUIER 34/541)

2 commentsBarnaba601/14/19 at 08:28Barnaba6: Thanks Joe for the comment!
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PROBUS RIC 336 VAR. E8 BUST37 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: CONCORD MILIT
BUST TYPE: E8 = radiate, helmeted, heroically nude bust left, holding spear and aegis, seen from rear
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//PXXT
WEIGHT 3.95g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21-22 mm
RIC 336 VAR. (UNLISTED WITH E8 BUST)
COLLECTION NO. 1379

Ex S. Luethi collection

Very rare and desirable bust type!

ONLY THE 2ND EXAMPLE OF THIS EXACT TYPE KNOWN TO ME (THE OTHER BEING JACQUIER 34/541)

2 commentsBarnaba601/12/19 at 21:30quadrans: Another nice piece
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PROBUS RIC 437 VAR. E8 BUST RRR after cleaning25 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: VIRTVS AVG
BUST TYPE: E8
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//QXXI
WEIGHT 3.35g / AXIS: 12h / WIDTH: 22-23mm
RIC: 437 VAR. (E8 BUST UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 854
NOTE: VERY RARE AND SOUGHT-AFTER BUST TYPE
1 commentsBarnaba611/22/18 at 08:31quadrans: I like this bust,
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PROBUS RIC 459 RRR after cleaning43 views OBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: VOTIS X ET XX FEL
BUST TYPE: E1
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//-
WEIGHT 3.14g / AXIS: 1h
RIC: 459
COLLECTION NO. 134

Same obverse die as my coin no. 1235 (with B/-//- Provident Avg reverse)

6th KNOWN SPECIMEN IN THE WORLD (INFORMATION FROM S.ESTIOT)
1 commentsBarnaba611/22/18 at 08:30quadrans: Great reverse
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PROBUS RIC 453 VAR. VIRTVS INVICTI AVG47 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS P F AVG
REVERSE: VIRTVS INVICTI AVG (emperor on horse spearing lying enemy)
BUST TYPE: B = Radiate and cuirassed bust right
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//TXXT
WEIGHT 3.86g / AXIS: 12h / WIDTH: 21mm
RIC: 453 VAR. (UNLISTED WITH TXXT MINTMARK)
COLLECTION NO. 1262

Ex. S. Luethi collection

Extremely rare and desirable reverse type!

The only specimen of this type known to me!
1 commentsBarnaba606/24/18 at 03:52Jay GT4: Wonderful
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PROBUS RIC 378 VAR. 48 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS P F AVG CONS II
REVERSE: HERCVLI PACIF
BUST TYPE: H2 = Radiate bust left in consular robe, holding scipio
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//SXXT
WEIGHT 3.30g / AXIS: 6h
RIC: 378 VAR. (UNLISTED WITH P F AVG CONS II LEGEND)
COLLECTION NO. 1263

Ex S. Luethi collection

NOTE: The only example of this type known to me (I know of one another specimen with the same obverse legend but from officina VXXT in Ph. Gysen's collection)
1 commentsBarnaba606/24/18 at 03:51Jay GT4: Outstanding obverse
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PROBUS RIC 419 VAR. (F5 BUST)55 viewsOBVERSE: IMP•C•PROBVS•P•F•AVG
REVERSE: SOLI INVICTO (SPREAD QUADRIGA)
BUST TYPE: F5 = radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding spear
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//PXXT
WEIGHT 4.59g / AXIS: 6h / DIAMETER: 21mm
RIC: 419 VAR. (F5 BUST UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 1237
DIVERGENT WREATH TIES

Very rare and desirable reverse type for Ticinum in combination with a scarce bust. This is the only example of this type known to me. Possibly unique!
2 commentsBarnaba605/27/18 at 12:52Barnaba6: Thanks Simon!
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PROBUS RIC 419 VAR. (F5 BUST)55 viewsOBVERSE: IMP•C•PROBVS•P•F•AVG
REVERSE: SOLI INVICTO (SPREAD QUADRIGA)
BUST TYPE: F5 = radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding spear
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//PXXT
WEIGHT 4.59g / AXIS: 6h / DIAMETER: 21mm
RIC: 419 VAR. (F5 BUST UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 1237
DIVERGENT WREATH TIES

Very rare and desirable reverse type for Ticinum in combination with a scarce bust. This is the only example of this type known to me. Possibly unique!
2 commentsBarnaba605/27/18 at 08:32Julianus of Pannonia: Always great to see this Sol type from Ticinum! Co...
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PROBUS RIC 449 VAR. 60 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS AVG CONS II
REVERSE: VIRTVS AVG (emperor on horse spearing knealing enemy)
BUST TYPE: H2 = Radiate bust left in consular robe, holding eagle-tipped sceptre (scipio)
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//QXXT
WEIGHT 3.82g / AXIS: 12h / WIDTH: 23-25mm
RIC: 449 VAR. (QXXT MINTMARK UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 1194

Ex. S. Luethi collection

Extremely rare and desirable reverse type in combination with a scarce and desirable consular obverse legend. A coin of the highest numismatic interest!

The only specimen of this type known to me (I know of another similar specimen from officina QXXT from E.Raes collection but with a different placement of the enemy)
2 commentsBarnaba604/16/18 at 06:52Barnaba6: Indeed the depisction of the horse and the rider o...
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PROBUS RIC 449 VAR. 60 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS AVG CONS II
REVERSE: VIRTVS AVG (emperor on horse spearing knealing enemy)
BUST TYPE: H2 = Radiate bust left in consular robe, holding eagle-tipped sceptre (scipio)
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//QXXT
WEIGHT 3.82g / AXIS: 12h / WIDTH: 23-25mm
RIC: 449 VAR. (QXXT MINTMARK UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 1194

Ex. S. Luethi collection

Extremely rare and desirable reverse type in combination with a scarce and desirable consular obverse legend. A coin of the highest numismatic interest!

The only specimen of this type known to me (I know of another similar specimen from officina QXXT from E.Raes collection but with a different placement of the enemy)
2 commentsBarnaba604/15/18 at 22:56Jay GT4: Great horse
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PROBUS RIC 571 VAR. RRR24 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS AVG CONS III
REVERSE: SALVS PVBLI
BUST TYPE: H2
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: Γ/-//-
WEIGHT 3.80g / AXIS: 12h / WIDTH: 21mm
RIC: 571 VAR. (MINTMARK IN LEFT FIELD UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 678
EXTREMELY RARE COIN !!!
5th SPECIMEN IN THE WORLD KNOWN TO ME
1 commentsBarnaba604/03/18 at 04:27vrtsprb: Una pretiosa margarita. Congratulations!
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PROBUS RIC 438 VAR. F19 BUST RRR37 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI INVICTI AVG
REVERSE: VIRTVS AVG
BUST TYPE: F19
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//QXXT
WEIGHT 3.36g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21mm
RIC: 438 VAR. (F19 BUST UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 452
RARE AND SOUGHT-AFTER BUST TYPE
2 commentsBarnaba603/22/18 at 18:01Barnaba6: thank you for your comment!
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PROBUS RIC 438 VAR. F19 BUST RRR37 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI INVICTI AVG
REVERSE: VIRTVS AVG
BUST TYPE: F19
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//QXXT
WEIGHT 3.36g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21mm
RIC: 438 VAR. (F19 BUST UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 452
RARE AND SOUGHT-AFTER BUST TYPE
2 commentsBarnaba603/20/18 at 09:28Pharsalos: Very impressive.
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PROBUS RIC 34425 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG
REVERSE: CONCORDIA AVG
BUST TYPE: A2
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//SXXT
WEIGHT 3.73g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21-22mm
RIC: 344
COLLECTION NO. 459
1 commentsBarnaba603/11/18 at 12:58Jay GT4: Fantastic portrait
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PROBUS RIC 366 E1 BUST FLORET ON SHIELD51 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: FIDES MILIT
BUST TYPE: E1 = radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//VIXXT
WEIGHT: 4.73g / AXIS: 6h / DIAMETER: 21-23mm
RIC: 366
COLLECTION NO. 1116
Ex Gianni collection
NOTE: Shield decorated with floret (a scarce and desirable shield decoration)
Rare
2 commentsBarnaba612/11/17 at 07:24Barnaba6: Thanks Grzegorz for the comment!
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PROBUS RIC 366 E1 BUST FLORET ON SHIELD51 viewsOBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: FIDES MILIT
BUST TYPE: E1 = radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//VIXXT
WEIGHT: 4.73g / AXIS: 6h / DIAMETER: 21-23mm
RIC: 366
COLLECTION NO. 1116
Ex Gianni collection
NOTE: Shield decorated with floret (a scarce and desirable shield decoration)
Rare
2 commentsBarnaba611/24/17 at 17:02vrtsprb: Very nice floret shield.
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PROBUS RIC 539 VAR. UNICUM !!! (New photo)43 viewsOBVERSE: IMP PROBVS P F AVG
REVERSE: FELICIT TEMP
BUST TYPE: B
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: ζ/-//-
WEIGHT 3.71g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21-22mm
RIC: 539 var. (IMP PROBVS P F AVG LEGEND UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 937
NOTE: Extremely rare reverse type for Ticinum in combination with an atypical obverse legend for Ticinum (IMP PROBVS P F AVG instead of IMP C PROBVS P F AVG). Although RIC V.2 mentions such legend legend (4) under no. 334, no. 382 and no. 423, I have never seen these coins and suspect they may not exist at all. This coin is an UNICUM.
2 commentsBarnaba611/16/17 at 05:46Barnaba6: Simon, as you perfectly know, this coin had many a...
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PROBUS RIC 410 VAR. RRR26 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS P F AVG
REVERSE: ROMAE AETER
BUST TYPE: B
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//VXXT
WEIGHT 3.44g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH: 22-24mm
RIC: 410 var. (B bust unlisted)
COLLECTION NO. 725
Very rare and sough-after reverse type for Ticinum!
1 commentsBarnaba611/16/17 at 03:54Julianus of Pannonia: I really like this reverse-type for ticinum, the t...
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PROBUS RIC 539 VAR. UNICUM !!! (New photo)43 viewsOBVERSE: IMP PROBVS P F AVG
REVERSE: FELICIT TEMP
BUST TYPE: B
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: ζ/-//-
WEIGHT 3.71g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21-22mm
RIC: 539 var. (IMP PROBVS P F AVG LEGEND UNLISTED)
COLLECTION NO. 937
NOTE: Extremely rare reverse type for Ticinum in combination with an atypical obverse legend for Ticinum (IMP PROBVS P F AVG instead of IMP C PROBVS P F AVG). Although RIC V.2 mentions such legend legend (4) under no. 334, no. 382 and no. 423, I have never seen these coins and suspect they may not exist at all. This coin is an UNICUM.
2 commentsBarnaba611/16/17 at 03:51Julianus of Pannonia: Nice coin, wondering where you got it from
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PROBUS RIC 52556 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS AVG
REVERSE: SECVRIT PERP
BUST TYPE: H2
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: I/-//VIXXI
WEIGHT 3.51g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21-22mm
RIC: 525
COLLECTION NO. 787
THIS COIN IS PART OF THE CODED EQVITI SERIES (SECOND LETTER "I")
SCARCER VARIETY WITH THE LETTER "I" IN THE LEFT FIELD INSTEAD OF RIGHT FIELD
2 commentsBarnaba608/08/17 at 04:01vrtsprb: A truly gorgeous EQVITI piece. I've always tho...
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PROBUS RIC 376 E1 BUST PARMA SHIELD42 views OBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: ERCVLI PACIF
BUST TYPE: E1
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//SXXT
WEIGHT 4.38g
RIC: 376
COLLECTION NO. 1009
NOTE: VERY RARE (ESPECIALLY FOR TICINUM) AND DESIRABLE BUST TYPE WITH SMALL, ROUND (PARMA) SHIELD !!!
2 commentsBarnaba606/20/17 at 12:29Barnaba6: Thanks Mat for the comment!
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PROBUS RIC 376 E1 BUST PARMA SHIELD42 views OBVERSE: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
REVERSE: ERCVLI PACIF
BUST TYPE: E1
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//SXXT
WEIGHT 4.38g
RIC: 376
COLLECTION NO. 1009
NOTE: VERY RARE (ESPECIALLY FOR TICINUM) AND DESIRABLE BUST TYPE WITH SMALL, ROUND (PARMA) SHIELD !!!
2 commentsBarnaba606/20/17 at 11:07Mat: Beautiful coin, nice find
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PROBUS RIC 333 A BUST VERY RARE50 viewsOBVERSE: IMP•C•PROBVS•P•F•AVG
REVERSE: CONCORD MILIT
BUST TYPE: A (radiate, cuirassed and draped bust right, seem from front)
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//PXXT
WEIGHT 3.47g / AXIS: 12h / DIAMETER: 22 mm
RIC: 333
COLLECTION NO. 986
EX DATTARI COLLECTION
NOTE: VERY RARE BUST TYPE FOR TICINUM !
3 commentsBarnaba606/10/17 at 06:29Barnaba6: Thank you Martin and Joe for Your comments!
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PROBUS RIC 333 A BUST VERY RARE50 viewsOBVERSE: IMP•C•PROBVS•P•F•AVG
REVERSE: CONCORD MILIT
BUST TYPE: A (radiate, cuirassed and draped bust right, seem from front)
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//PXXT
WEIGHT 3.47g / AXIS: 12h / DIAMETER: 22 mm
RIC: 333
COLLECTION NO. 986
EX DATTARI COLLECTION
NOTE: VERY RARE BUST TYPE FOR TICINUM !
3 commentsBarnaba606/10/17 at 02:16quadrans: I agree .., nice piece and great bust..
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PROBUS RIC 333 A BUST VERY RARE50 viewsOBVERSE: IMP•C•PROBVS•P•F•AVG
REVERSE: CONCORD MILIT
BUST TYPE: A (radiate, cuirassed and draped bust right, seem from front)
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//PXXT
WEIGHT 3.47g / AXIS: 12h / DIAMETER: 22 mm
RIC: 333
COLLECTION NO. 986
EX DATTARI COLLECTION
NOTE: VERY RARE BUST TYPE FOR TICINUM !
3 commentsBarnaba606/09/17 at 18:47maridvnvm: Nice one. These draped busts at Ticinum can be ver...
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PROBUS RIC 52556 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C PROBVS AVG
REVERSE: SECVRIT PERP
BUST TYPE: H2
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: I/-//VIXXI
WEIGHT 3.51g / AXIS: 6h / WIDTH 21-22mm
RIC: 525
COLLECTION NO. 787
THIS COIN IS PART OF THE CODED EQVITI SERIES (SECOND LETTER "I")
SCARCER VARIETY WITH THE LETTER "I" IN THE LEFT FIELD INSTEAD OF RIGHT FIELD
2 commentsBarnaba602/05/17 at 17:42Jay GT4: Reminds me of the earlier Titus denarius. Nice co...
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