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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Recovery of the Empire| > |Probus| > RA87901
Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
The officina number V was carelessly engraved and appears as II. We know the numeral does not indicate the second officina because the second officina was indicated with an S (for secunda), not the Roman numeral II.
RA87901. Billon antoninianus, RIC V-2 810; SRCV III 12071; Cohen VI 900; Hunter IV 236 var. (6th officina); Pink p. 51, series 5, Choice VF, golden toned traces of silvering, excellent centering, 5th officina, Siscia (Sisak, Croatia) mint, weight 3.886g, maximum diameter 22.3mm, die axis 0o, emission 5, 278 A.D.; obverse IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG, radiate bust left in consular robe, eagle-tipped scepter in right hand; reverse VIRTVS PROBI AVG (the valor of Emperor Probus), Mars walking right, helmeted, nude but for cloak tied in belt at waist and flying behind, transverse spear upward right in right hand, trophy of captured arms over left shoulder in left hand, XXIV in exergue; ex Beast Coins; $75.00




  







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