Note: RIC 581 cites Cohen 19, where the obverse is misdescribed (pugio & left hand omitted).
Cohen cites Beger, who clearly illustrates the coin.



2nd emission of Siscia
, 277 CE.

Probus binio RIC 581
RIC 581 corr.; Gnecchi I, Plate 3, Nº 16; Calicó 4137 (this coin); Siscia.
Denomination: Binio/Heavy Aureus.

Beger, Thesaurus Palatinus 355 = Beger, Thesaurus Branderburgicus II 767 (this coin); M. Pinder, Königliche Museen. Die antiken Münzen (1851) Nr. 985 (this coin); Friedländer - von Sallet Nr. 1106 (this coin); H. Dressel, Die römischen Medaillone des Münzkabinetts der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin (1973) 276 f. Nr. 167 Taf. 19 (this coin); Hunter/Glasgow 183, Plate 44 (same dies); Cf. K. Pink, 13 ff. 48 f.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG

Radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding pugio in left hand and globe nicephore in right.

REV.: ADLOCVTIO AVG

Emperor standing left on platform, with praetorian prefect, addressing two soldiers,
each holding ensign and shield.

Mintmark: // [Grafitti in exergue]

Weight: 8.49 g.
Die axis: 12 h.
Diameter: 24 mm.

Image provided courtesy of Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Photographer: Lutz-Jürgen Lübke (Lübke und Wiedemann)

© Foto: Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz



Abschlag of Probus aureus RIC 581
Not listed in RIC, RIC 581 related; Siscia.
Denomination: Binio abschlag, "Antoninianus".

Same obverse die as Berlin & Glasgow specimens.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG

Radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding pugio in left hand and globe nicephore in right.

REV.: ADLOCVTIO AVG

Emperor standing left on platform, with praetorian prefect, addressing two soldiers,
each holding ensign and shield.

Mintmark: // SIS

Weight: 5,79g.
Die axis: 12 h.
Diameter: 24.8 mm.

Image provided courtesy of S. Luethi.



Last revision: 31.05.2017