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Lot # 217 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$200 / Price Realized: US$250
Probus. Antoninianus
Probus. 276-282 AD. Antoninianus, 4.35g. (12h). Siscia, . Obv: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG Bust helmeted, radiate, cuirassed left, holding spear and shield. Rx: VIRTVS - PR - OBI AVG Mars walking right holding spear and trophy over shoulder, XXI in exergue, V in right field. RIC 816. Cf. Alfoldi, Probus 96/196. Cohen 896 (C ). Mint State.

A variety unknown to Alfoldi, who cites just two coins comparable to ours, in Budapest and Vienna respectively, but his 96/196 has officina Q not V in right field, and his 96/197 has officina V, but with the numeral placed not in field but in exergue after XXI.
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