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brm_646482 - PROBUS Aurelianus

PROBUS Aurelianus XF
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Type : Aurelianus
Date: 278
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,60 g.
Coments on the condition:
Usure régulière avec une faiblesse de frappe au revers. Joli droit. Patine de collection ancienne
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Obverse legend : IMP P-ROB-VS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié casqué et cuirassé de Probus à gauche vu de trois quarts en avant, tenant une haste posée sur l'épaule et un bouclier (E1).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Probus Augustus”, (L’empereur Probus auguste).


Reverse legend : ADVEN-TVS AVG// R*.
Reverse description : L'empereur à cheval, galopant à gauche, levant la main droite et tenant un sceptre de la gauche ; devant lui, un captif assis, les mains liées dans le dos.
Reverse legend : V.
Reverse translation : “Adventus Augusti”, (L'Arrivée de l'auguste).

Historical background


(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. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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