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Click AEQVITI to read the NumisWiki article, "Coins of Probus with Coded Markings of AEQVITI Embedded in the Mintmark."


Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.; EQVITI Series II of Ticinum, Q XXI

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Ticinum mint EQVITI series II - click "EQVITI" to read the NumisWiki article, "Coins of Probus with Coded Markings of EQVITI Embedded in the mint mark." The letter "I" in the reverse field is the fourth letter of the codeword EQVITI. The letter "Q" in the exergue indicates this coin was struck by the fourth officina (mint workshop). The letters of the word EQVITI are coded in the mint marks of coins from all the officinae of the mint, with the specific letters of the codeword assigned to each officina in order corresponding with their officina numbers. This codeword probably refers to cavalry. It may be AEQVITI truncated because there were only six officinae in operation.
RA87271. Billon antoninianus, RIC V-2 508; Hunter IV 148; Pink VI-1, p. 56; Cohen VI 352; SRCV III -; Hunter IV 148; Pink VI-1, p. 56; Cohen VI 352; SRCV III -, gVF, well centered on a broad oval flan, much silvering remains, weight 3.739 g, maximum diameter 24.5 mm, die axis 0o, 4th officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 280 A.D.; obverse IMP C PROBVS AVG, radiate mantled bust left, eagle-tipped scepter in right; reverse MARTI PACIF (to Mars the peacemaker), Mars advancing left, holding olive-branch, shield and spear, I left, QXXI in exergue; $80.00 (Ä68.00)


Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.; EQVITI Series II of Ticinum, I, QXXI

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Ticinum mint EQVITI series II - click "EQVITI" to read the NumisWiki article, "Coins of Probus with Coded Markings of EQVITI Embedded in the mint mark." The letter "I" in the reverse field is the fourth letter of the codeword EQVITI. The letter "Q" in the exergue indicates this coin was struck by the fourth officina (mint workshop). The letters of the word EQVITI are coded in the mint marks of coins from all the officinae of the mint, with the specific letters of the codeword assigned to each officina in order corresponding with their officina numbers. This codeword probably refers to cavalry. It may be AEQVITI truncated because there were only six officinae in operation.
RA62615. Silvered antoninianus, RIC V-2 509, EF, weight 3.910 g, maximum diameter 24.2 mm, die axis 180o, 4th officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 281 A.D.; obverse VIRTVS PROBI AVG (the valor of Emperor Probus), radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust left, spear in right over shoulder, shield on left; reverse MARTI PACIF (to Mars the peacemaker), Mars advancing left, holding olive-branch, shield and spear, I left, QXXI in exergue; sharp strike with full silvering, some hoard patina remaining; $65.00 (Ä55.25)


Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.

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Ticinum mint EQVITI series II - click EQVITI to read the NumisWiki article, Coins of Probus with Coded Markings of EQVITI Embedded in the mint mark. The letter I in the reverse field is the fourth letter of the codeword EQVITI. The letter Q in the exergue indicates this coin was struck by the fourth officina (mint workshop). The letters of the word EQVITI are coded in the mint marks of coins from all the officinae of the mint, with the specific letters of the codeword assigned to each officina in order corresponding with their officina numbers. This codeword probably refers to cavalry. It may be AEQVITI truncated because there were only six officinae in operation.
RA35030. Billon antoninianus, RIC V-2 508; Hunter IV 148; Pink VI-1, p. 56; Cohen VI 352; SRCV III -, Choice aEF, weight 3.538 g, maximum diameter 22.2 mm, die axis 180o, 4th officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, obverse IMP C PROBVS AVG, radiate mantled bust left, eagle-tipped scepter in right; reverse MARTI PACIF (to Mars the peacemaker), Mars advancing left, holding olive-branch, shield and spear, I left, QXXI in exergue; full circles centering; SOLD







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