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brm_765783 - PROBUS Aurelianus

PROBUS Aurelianus AU/AU
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Type : Aurelianus
Date: 281
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,21 g.
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée présentant un très joli buste, finement détaillé. Patine grise
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Obverse legend : PROBV-S P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Probus à droite avec pan de paludamentum, vu de trois quarts en avant (B01).
Obverse translation : “Probus Pius Felix Augustus”, (Probus pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : VICTO-RIA AVG// R (FOUDRE) .
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) marchant à gauche, tenant une couronne de la main droite et portant un trophée sur l'épaule gauche.
Reverse legend : V.
Reverse translation : "Victoria Augusti", (La Victoire de l'auguste).

Historical background



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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