3rd emission of Ticinum, 277 CE.

Probus
                  aureus RIC 308

RIC 308; Calicˇ 4154 (same dies); Ticinum. Bust type: -, (?). Denomination: Aureus.

OBV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, with spear and parmula; holding Victoriola in right hand.
Lorica musculata. Pectoral aegis with stylized Gorgoneion. Pteryges on right shoulder.
Pointed spear. Parmula with sinuous & riveted rim and central boss.
Victoriola with a tropaeum.

REV.: CONSERVAT AVG    Cesures: CONSE_R_VAT AVG

Sol standing head left, right hand raised, left holding globe.

Mintmark: //

Weight: 6.23 g.
Die axis: 12 h.
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Dr. Hubert Lanz, NUMISMATIK LANZ M▄NCHEN

Lanz Auktion 147, 2 November 2009.




Last revision: 27.08.2017