Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23 mm, 3.88 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 277-278. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to right, raising his right hand in salute and holding Victory on globe in his left. Rev. MARS VICTOR / II Mars advancing right, holding spear in his right hand and trophy over his left shoulder. Bastien 222. Cohen -. RIC 87. Extremely rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. A very attractive piece with a highly interesting military bust type. Retoned and with minor porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Ex CGB Live Auction March 2019, 5 March 2019, 520811.