5th emission (?) of Serdica, 280 CE (Pink) / 281 CE (Gysen).

Not listed in RIC; Cf. RIC 825 = Calicó 4165 = Naville II (12 June 1922), lot 1631 (same obv. die, different rev. type);
cf. Pink VI/1, p. 46; Serdica. Bust type D. Denomination: Aureus.

OBV.: IMP C PROBVS INVICTVS AVG

Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from back.

REV.: MARTI PACIFERO

Mars standing. left, holding olive-branch and spear, and leaning on shield.

Mintmark: / (exergual line only)

Weight: 6.91 g.

Image provided courtesy of  CLASSICAL NUMISMATIC GROUP

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