5th emission of Lugdunum, XII 277 - III 278 CE.

Probus
                  antoninianus/aurelianus RIC 83v, Bastien 214,
                  Gloucester 876
RIC 83 variant; Bastien 214 (this coin); Lugdunum. Denomination: Antoninianus.

Gloucester 876 (this coin).

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right, holding spear.
Pseudo-Corinthian helmet.
Cuirass decorated with a Gorgoneion.
Spearshaft only.

REV.: MARS VICTOR

Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy.

Mintmark: // II

Weight: 3.43 g.
Die axis: ↓
Diameter: 24 mm.

Image provided courtesy of the British Museum

Trustees of the British Museum



Probus antoninianus / aurelianus RIC 83, Bastien
                  216
RIC 83; Bastien 216; Lugdunum. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Pseudo-Corinthian helmet.
Shield with plain rim; decorated with rider right.
Spearshaft only.

REV.: MARS VICTOR

Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy.

Mintmark: // II

Weight: 3.22 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Philippe Gysen.



Probus antoninianus/aurelianus RIC 83, Bastien
                  218 a-b
RIC 83; Bastien 218a-b (same dies); Lugdunum. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, cuirassed bust right, holding spear.
Cuirass decorated with a Gorgoneion.
Spearshaft only.

REV.: MARS VICTOR

Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy.

Mintmark: // II

Weight: 3.67 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: 22 mm.

Image provided courtesy of VAuctions




Probus antoninianus/aurelianus RIC 83, Bastien
                  239
RIC 83; Bastien 239; Lugdunum. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Pseudo-Corinthian helmet. Cuirass with balteus.
Shield with sinuous & riveted rim; decorated with a Gorgoneion.
Spearshaft only.

REV.: MARS VICTOR

Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy.

Mintmark: // III

Weight: 3.91 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Yves Cellard, Argenor Numismatique S.A.



6th emission of Lugdunum, IV 278 - 279 CE.

Probus antoninianus/aurelianus RIC 83, Bastien
                  271
RIC 83; Bastien 271; Lugdunum. Bust type C. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

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

REV.: MARS VICTOR

Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy.

Mintmark: // II

Weight: 4.69 g.
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Philippe Gysen.



Probus
                  antoninianus/aurelianus RIC 83, Bastien 284
RIC 83; Bastien 284; Lugdunum. Bust type C. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

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

REV.: MARS VICTOR

Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy.

Mintmark: // III

Weight: ?
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Martin Griffiths.




Last revision: 02.05.2017