Antoninianus - Probus VIRTVS INVIC AVG or VIRTVS INVICTI AVG

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Probus (276-282)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 276-282
Value Antoninianus = 2 Denarii (2)
Currency Antoninianus, Reform of Caracalla (AD 215 – 301)
Composition Silver
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 293557
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC V.2# 452h,
Percy H Webb, Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 1933. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 5.2. Marcus Aurelius Probus – Maximian (AD 276–310). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.5.pro.452
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Probus, radiate, wearing imperial mantle, left, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle in right hand.

Lettering: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Translation:
Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Probus, galloping right, spearing fallen enemy.

Lettering:
VIRTVS INVIC AVG or VIRTVS INVICTI AVG
-/-//PXXT

Translation:
Virtus Invicti Augusti.
Courage of the undefeated emperor (Augustus).

Mint

Ticinium, modern-day Pavia, Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 4.08–4.78 g;

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (276-282)  "PXXT" in exergue;
ND (276-282)  "QXXT -/-" in exergue;
ND (276-282)  "TXXT" in exergue;
ND (276-282)  "VIXXT" in exergue;

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