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brm_646343 - PROBUS Aurelianus

PROBUS Aurelianus AU
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Type : Aurelianus
Date: 278
Mint name / Town : Ticinum
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,89 g.
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Très beau buste finement détaillé et jolie patine
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C PROBVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Probus à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Caesar Probus Pius Felix Augustus”, (Empereur César Probus Pieux Heureux Auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI CONSE-RVAT// VXXT.
Reverse description : Jupiter et Probus debout face à face. Jupiter est nu debout à droite, tourné à gauche, le manteau sur l'épaule, tenant un sceptre long de la main gauche et tendant un globe à Probus qui est debout à gauche, tourné à droite, vêtu militairement, tenant le scipio de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Conservatori”, (A Jupiter le Protecteur).

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


Probus

(06-07/276-09/282)

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.

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