4th emission of Serdica, 277 CE (Pink) // 280-81 CE (Gysen).

RIC 880, Serdica. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: // KA • A • (no exergual line)

Weight: 3.61 g.

Image provided courtesy of Joe Sermarini,  FORVM Ancient Coins.


RIC 880 variant, Serdica. Bust type H variant. Denomination: Antoninianus.
Not listed for this bust type in RIC.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS PIVS AVG

Radiate bust left in imperial mantle.

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: // KA • A •

Weight: ?

Image provided courtesy of Theo Majnik.


RIC 880, Serdica. Bust type C. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG

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

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: // KAB

Weight: 3.98 g.

Image courtesy of Frank Sternberg AG.


RIC 880, Serdica. Bust type F. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG

Radiate, cuirassed bust right.

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: // KAB

Weight: ?

Image provided courtesy of Angel Borisov,   SILENOS Coins & Antiquities


RIC 880, Serdica. Bust type C. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS PIVS AVG

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

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: // KA • Γ •

Weight: ?

Image provided courtesy of: CAYÓN JANO S.L


RIC 880, Serdica. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS PIVS AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: // KA • Γ •

Weight: ?

Image provided courtesy of Varangian..


RIC 880, Serdica. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.

Same reverse die as this example of RIC 877

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS PIVS AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: KAΔ

Weight: 3.67 g.

Image provided courtesy of Gorny & Mosch, GIESSENER MÜNZHANDLUNG

Gorny & Mosch Auktion 138, 7-8 March 2005


RIC 880 variant, Serdica. Bust type H variant. Denomination: Antoninianus.
Not listed for this bust type in RIC.

OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG

Radiate bust left in imperial mantle.

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.

Mintmark: // KA • Δ •

Weight: ?

Image provided courtesy of: A.G.  &  S. Gillis