Note: The coin which Webb quotes from the Ashmolean with officina IIII, has officina I instead.


Bastien's 5th emission of Lugdunum, XII 277 - III 278 CE.

Probus antoninianus RIC 20v, Bastien 203.

RIC 20 variant; Bastien 203; Lugdunum. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.
Not listed for this bust type and officina in RIC.


OBV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG   Cesures: VIRTVS PRO_B_I AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Shield decorated with two rows of shield bearing soldiers.

REV.: ADVENTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; at foot, captive.

Mintmark: // I

Weight: 3.93 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Philippe Gysen



Probus antoninianus RIC 20v,
                  Bastien 226.
RIC 20 variant; Bastien 226; Lugdunum. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.
Not listed for this bust type and officina in RIC.


OBV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG   Cesures: VIRTVS PRO_BI AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Shield decorated with Gorgoneion.

REV.: ADVENTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; at foot, captive.

Mintmark: // III

Weight: 4.18 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Philippe Gysen




Last revision: 08.12.2017 [...]