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Imperial, Roman – 280 AD

Emperor Probus

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Radiate, helmeted and curiassed bust of Probus with shield and spear.
Reverse: Probus riding to right holding shield while spearing fallen enemy.

LEGEND
Obv: IMP M AVR PROBVS AVG, Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Emperor Probus facing left, holding shield and spear. Rev: VIRTVS PROBI AVG, Probus riding horse to the right, holding shield and brandishing spearing into a fallen enemy; KA•Δ• in exergue.

  

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Antoninianus. Metal: AR Billon Silver. Weight: 3.67 grams. Mint: Serdica mint, 4th officina. Date: 280 AD.
Attribution: Roman Imperial Coinage V 878; Pink VI/1, p. 45.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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