Obverse description : Buste lauré et cuirassé de Probus à droite drapé sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (B*01).
Obverse legend : A K M AUR PR-OBOS SEB. (Autokrator Kaisar MarkoV AurhlioV ProboV SebastoV).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Marc Aurèle Probus auguste).
Reverse legend : L/ B.
Reverse description : Elpis/Spes (l’Espérance) drapée marchant à gauche, tenant une fleur de la main droite et relevant sa robe de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : (An 2).
(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.