Obverse legend : IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Probus à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A) ; buste héroïque.
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Marcus Aurelius Probus Pius Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Marc Aurèle Probus pieux auguste).
Reverse legend : ROMAE AETERNAE/ -|-// R.
Reverse description : Rome assise dans un temple à six colonnes (hexastyle), tenant une victoriola et un sceptre.
Reverse legend : D.
Reverse translation : “Romæ Æternæ”, (À Rome éternelle).
(06-07/276-09/282) Marcus Aurelius Probus
Probus was born August 19 232 Sirmium. He leads a distinguished military career in the reigns between Valerian I and Tacitus. He was commander of the Eastern Army in the death of Tacitus, immediately proclaimed emperor and triumphs easily Florien is murdered. This is serious. The Rhine-Danube limes yielded under the pressure of the Germanic invasions. Probus restore peace in Gaul, Germania and Raetia in which he inflicted a severe defeat on the Germanic peoples in Thrace where he crushed the Sarmatians and Scythians in Asia Minor that cleans looters and pirates Pamphylians finally in Africa where he puts an end to raids Blemmyes. In 280, he signed peace with Vahram II Sassanid monarch. He must face the theft of Saturninus, Proculus and Bonosus. Probus, having triumphed over all his enemies, returned to Rome in 281 and celebrated his victories. Before preparing a new expedition against the Sassanids, he fell under the blows of his own soldiers at Sirmium in 282.