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A billon antoninianus of the emperor Probus showing Securitas Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Probus, 276-282 CE
Mint and Date: Ticinum, officina 6, 10th emission; 281 CE
Size and Weight: 21mm, 3.7g
Radiate and cuirassed bust left, wearing imperial mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre in right hand. (RIC bust type H)
Securitas standing left, cross-legged, leaning on column with left elbow, right hand placed flat on top of head.
Field Marks: Star in left field; I in right field.
Exergue: VIXXI
Provenance: Mediterranean Coins (Vauctions), February 2005
Ref: RCV (2005) 12033; RIC V 525.
BW Ref: 010 028 040
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Note: The I in the right field of the reverse forms part of the signum EQVITI, 4th Ticinum series.

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