Note: As with many similar coins of Ticinum, RIC places coins with slightly different reverses here the posing of emperor and fallen victims varies.



Chronology: Pink's 4th emission of Ticinum, 278 CE.

Probus
                    antoninianus RIC 449

RIC 449, Ticinum. Bust type H, (H2). Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C PROBVS AVG CONS II    Cesures: IM_P C PROBVS AVG CONS II

Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle.

REV.: VIRTVS AVG    Cesures: VI_RT_VS AVG

Emperor riding right over [fallen] enemy.

Mintmark: // PXXT [short exergual line transitioning into victim's leg]

Weight: 3.61 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?


Probus antoninianus RIC 449v
RIC 449 variant, Ticinum. Bust type H, (H2). Denomination: Antoninianus.
Not listed for this officina in RIC.

OBV.: IMP C PROBVS AVG CONS II    Cesures: IMP C PROBVS AVG CONS II

Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle.

REV.: VIRTVS AVG    Cesures: VI_RT_V_S AVG

Emperor riding right over [kneeling] enemy.

Mintmark: // QXXT [No exergual line]

Weight: ?
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image courtesy of S. Luethi.



Last revision: 23.08.17