Coin of Alexandria with bust of Probus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 281–282


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 7.71 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

47.1478

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Probus, laureate, cuirassed, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle to left, looking back, wreath in beak.
At left and right: Greek letters.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; November 13, 1947: gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge