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A billon antoninianus of the emperor Probus showing Sol in a left-facing quadriga Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Probus, 276-282 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, officina 3, 6th emission; 281 CE
Size and Weight: 22mm x 24mm, 3.60g
Obverse: IMP PROBVS P F AVG (Legend type 4)
Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle in right hand. (RIC bust type H)
Sol in fast quadriga left, horses rearing. Globe and Whip in left hand, right hand raised palm out.
Exergue: R (thunderbolt) Γ
Ref: RCV (2005) —; RIC V 200
BW Ref: 008 028 042
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