Probus 276-282 AD Antoninianus Antioch Mint Restorer of the World

Ancient Coins - Probus 276-282 AD Antoninianus Antioch Mint Restorer of the World
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Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
 
RL94810. Billon antoninianus, Hunter IV 333 (also 2nd officina); RIC V-2 925; Cohen VI 509; Pink VI, 2nd emission, p. 40; SRCV III 12021, gF, dark green patina, highlighting earthen deposits, broad flan, 3.810g, 22.7mm, 180o, 2nd officina, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse RESTITVT ORBIS (to the restorer of the world), woman presenting wreath to Emperor standing left holding globe and scepter, B in center, XXI in exergue; from the Ray Nouri Collection
 
In 274, Rome greeted Aurelian as Restitutor Orbis (`Restorer of the World`) and accorded him a magnificent triumph (victory procession), which was graced by his captives Tetricus I and his son Tetricus II. Aurelian's conquests of the Palmyran Empire and the Gallic Empire reunited the Roman Empire.
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