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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1303
People
Probus, Roman (r. 277-282 CE)
Title
Tetradrachm of Alexandria under Probus
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
280-281 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Alexandria (Egypt)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/180233
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.63 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
tetradrachm
Date on Object
Year 4
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: AKMAVPΠP OBOCCƐB
  • Reverse Inscription: L Δ
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Milne 4588; Dattari 5563
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1303
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Probus r., laureate, wearing cuirass.
Rev.: Eagle standing r., wreath in beak, palm transversely in background.

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