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    Rare Legend Variant

    Probus (AD 276-282). Billon antoninianus (21mm, 3.47 gm, 12h). Serdica, AD 277. BONO IMP PROBO INVICT AVG, radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus left, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left arm /  SOLI INVICTO, Sol in facing spread quadriga, raising hand,  KAΔ in exergue. RIC - (cf. 868). Pink VI/1, S. 45. Extremely rare legend variant! NGC AU* 5/5 - 3/5.

    Ex Helios I (Munich 17 April 2008), lot 542.

    The coinage of Probus was innovative in both portrait types and titles. This legend translates "to the good and unconquered emperor Probus."


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