Aureus with busts of Probus and Sol

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 277


Mint: Siscia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.08 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.626

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Jugate busts to left of Sol, radiate and draped, and Probus, laureate, draped and cuirassed.
IMPROBVSINVAVG
Reverse: Securitas seated left, scepter in right hand, left raised to head.
SECVRI TASSAECVLI in ex.: SIS

Provenance

By 1967: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 10, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour