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A billon antoninianus of the emperor Probus with a reverse showing Minerva Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Probus, 276-282 CE
Mint and Date: Lugdunum, officina 1; 7th emission, 281 CE.
Size and Weight: 23mm x 22mm, 4.37g
Obverse: IMP C PROBVS P F AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right, wearing a paludamentum. (RIC bust type F)
Reverse: COMITI PROBI AVG
Minerva standing facing, head left, helmeted, resting on shield, spear by left side, holding up olive branch with right hand.
Exergue: I
Provenance: Antika Coins (eBay), May 2005
Ref: RCV (2005) 11963; RIC V 69
BW Ref: 017 028 031
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