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brm_229308 - PROBUS Aurelianus

PROBUS Aurelianus AU
60.00 €(Approx. 71.40$ | 51.60£)
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Type : Aurelianus
Date: 280
Mint name / Town : Siscia
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,75 g.
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale, bien centré des deux cotés. Joli portrait. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise
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Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C PROBVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Probus à droite avec l’égide sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (B02).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Probus Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Probus auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PROVIDEN-T AVG/ -|-// BXXI.
Reverse description : Providentia (la Providence) drapée debout à gauche, tenant un globe de la main droite et un long sceptre transversal de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Providentia Augusti”, (La Providence de l'auguste).

Commentary


Avec l’intégralité de son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Cuirasse cloutée. Épaulière ornée d’une palme. Ptéryges longues et fines.

Historical background


Probus

(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.

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