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

RIC 886, Serdica. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.




OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG

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

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; at foot, captive.

Mintmark: // KAA  KAAlpha

Weight: 4.09 g.
Die axis: 1h
Diameter: 23 mm.

Image provided courtesy of  CLASSICAL NUMISMATIC GROUP

CNG Electronic auction 235, 23.06.2010.








RIC 886, Serdica. Bust type G. Denomination: Antoninianus.




OBV.: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG

Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Shield decorated with rider galloping right. Cuirass decorated with a highly stylized Gorgoneion.

REV.: VIRTVS PROBI AVG

Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; at foot, captive.

Mintmark: // KAΔ  KA Delta

Weight: ?
Die axis: ?
Diameter: ?

Image provided courtesy of Martin Griffiths.