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View Categories Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Recovery of the Empire| > |Probus| > RA87247Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D. Ticinum was a municipality and an important military site (a castrum) under the Roman Empire. In 476, Odoacer defeated Flavius Orestes at Ticinum after a long siege. To punish the city for helping his rival, Odoacer destroyed it completely. After the Lombard's conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom, 568 - 774.
RA87247. Silvered antoninianus, RIC V-2 547, Pink VI-1 p. 65, Cohen VI 399, SRCV III -, Hunter III -, Choice EF, well centered and struck, much silvering, green and brown encrustations, 5th officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, weight 3.975g, maximum diameter 21.2mm, 6th emission, 2nd phase, 279 A.D.; obverse IMP C PROBVS AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis, fold of paludamentum on left shoulder; reverse PAX AVG (the peace of the Emperor), Pax standing left, raising olive branch in extended right hand, transverse scepter in left hand, EXXI in exergue; $90.00 SALE |PRICE| $81.00
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