6th emission of Rome, 281 CE.

RIC 138, Rome. Bust type G (but not radiate). Denomination: Aureus.

OBV.: IMP PROBVS AVG

Helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Shield decorated with an ADVENTVS scene: Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; at foot, captive.

REV.: SOLI INVICTO COMITI AVG

Radiate, draped bust of Sol right.

Mintmark: [no exergual line]

Weight: 7.64 g.

Image provided courtesy of Münzen & Medaillen AG, Basel

M & M Basel, Auktion 93, 16 December 2003.


RIC 138; Bastien, Buste monetaire..., pl. 120, 3 (same obv. die); Biaggi 1623; Calicó 4204, Pink p. 59[47] #32;
Rome. Bust type G (but not radiate). Denomination: Aureus.

OBV.: IMP PROBVS AVG

Helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Shield decorated with an ADVENTVS scene: Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; at foot, captive.

REV.: SOLI INVICTO COMI

REV.: SOLI INVICTO COMITI AVG

Radiate, draped bust of Sol right.

Mintmark: [no exergual line]

Weight: 6.17 g.

Image provided courtesy of:   Leu Numismatik AG

Auction Leu 93, 10 May, 2005.