2nd emission of Rome, 277 CE.

Probus antoninianus RIC 243

RIC 243 variant, Rome. Bust type C. Denomination: Antoninianus
Not listed for this bust type in RIC.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from front.

REV.: VIRTVS AVGVSTI

Emperor standing left, holding sceptre and crowning trophy; to left, captive.

Mintmark: // R

Weight: 3.50 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Philippe Gysen



Probus antoninianus RIC 243
RIC 243, Rome. Bust type F. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, cuirassed bust right.

REV.: VIRTVS AVGVSTI

Emperor standing left, holding sceptre and crowning trophy; to left, captive.

Mintmark: // R

Weight: ?
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Michel Prieur, CGB.



Probus antoninianus RIC 243v
                  with orthographic error
RIC 243 variant, Rome. Denomination: Antoninianus
Not listed for this bust type in RIC. Not listed with orthographic error.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, cuirassed bust right, holding spear.

REV.: VIRTVS AVGSVTI (S & V transposed)

Emperor standing left, holding sceptre and crowning trophy; to left, captive.

Mintmark: // R

Weight: 5.01 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Gorny & Mosch, GIESSENER M‹NZHANDLUNG

Gorny & Mosch Auktion 126, 14 October 2003



Probus
                  antoninianus RIC 243v
RIC 243 variant, Rome. Denomination: Antoninianus
Not listed for this bust type in RIC.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, heroically nude bust left, holding spear and grand aegis, seen from back.

REV.: VIRTVS AVGVSTI

Emperor standing left, holding sceptre and crowning trophy; to left, captive.

Mintmark: // R

Weight: 3.50 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Philippe Gysen



Probus antoninianus RIC 243v
RIC 243 variant, Rome. Denomination: Antoninianus
Not listed for this bust type in RIC.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, cuirassed bust right, holding spear.

REV.: VIRTVS AVGVSTI

Emperor standing left, holding sceptre and crowning trophy; to left, captive.

Mintmark: // RΔ   R Delta

Weight: 3.53 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Gorny & Mosch, GIESSENER M‹NZHANDLUNG

Gorny & Mosch Auktion 134, 11-12 October 2004



Probus antoninianus RIC 243v
RIC 243 variant, Rome. Bust type C. Denomination: Antoninianus
Not listed for this bust type in RIC.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from front.

REV.: VIRTVS AVGVSTI

Emperor standing left, holding sceptre and crowning trophy; to left, captive.

Mintmark: // RZ  R Zeta

Weight: 3.75 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Philippe Gysen




Last revision: 24.06.2017