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Florian antoninianus, 21mm, 3.49gms, Sol reverse, Lugdunum mint
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A.D. 276- 282
IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG; Radiate and cuirassed bust right.
AEQVITAS AVG; Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae; Γ in right field.
In ex. XXI
RIC V Rome 150
NICE! @ominus1 ... great coin.
His name always reminded me of Fluoride for some reason...
I got mine from @seth77
Antoninian/Aurelian (VF, patina, deposits)
AV: IMP C M AN FLORIANVS P AVG; radiate, cuirassed and draped with paludamentum, seen from rear bust r.
REV: CONCORD MILIT; Emperor togate stg. r., clasping the hand of Concordia stg. l.
REF: LV 2738; RIC V-1 57var (unlisted bust type), RIC Online #4294 7 specs listed, only one in La Venera, and only 2 from prior sales; 1st issue for Siscia mint, 2nd officina, july-august 276AD.
A rare coin from a very brief reign, as Florian has only reigned for a couple of months in the summer of 276AD.
Nice! And with an interesting reverse type, too.
Florian, AD 276.
Roman billon Aurelianus, 3.28 g, 21.2 mm, 12 h.
Cyzicus, officina 3; issue 1, AD 276.
Obv: IMP FLORIANVS AVG, Bust right, radiate, cuirassed and draped with paludamentum.
Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Victory stg. r., holding wreath in r. hand and palm against l. shoulder, facing Emperor in military dress stg. l., r. hand outstretched and holding long sceptre in l. hand; T in exergue.
Refs: RIC 116; MER/RIC temp #4530; Cohen 15; CBN 1982-3; RCV 11853; Hunter 20.
Florian (276 A.D.)
O: IMP C M ANN FLORIANVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right.
R: PROVIDEN DEOR, Providentia standing right, holding two ensigns, facing Sol standing left, raising right hand and holding globe; star in lower centre, mintmark –/–//KA(•)Γ(•).
RIC 111, BNC p.408
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My favorite and current only example
Obv:– IMP C M AN FLORIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PACATOR ORBIS, Sol running left, holding up right hand, whip in left
Minted in Lugdunum (//III) Emission 3 Officina 3. August A.D. 276
Reference:– RIC 7 Bust type F. Cohen 46. Bastien 137
My favourite Florian in my collection is this one
Obv:– IMP C M AN FLORIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGVSTI, Mars advancing right, holding a shield and spear, treading down captive.
Minted in Lugdunum (IIII in exe.) Emission 3 Officina 4, between September to October 276 A.D.
References:– Cohen 107. Bastien 150 (31 examples). RIC 16 Bust type C
The same type was re-used in the first issue of Probus at the mint with a very Florian-esque portrait
Obv:– IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGVSTI, Emperor walking right, holding spear and shield, treading down captive
Minted in Lugdunum (IIII in exe) Emission 1, Officina 4. October 276 A.D.
Reference:– Cohen 869, Bastien 155. RIC 56 Bust type F
4.10 gms. 21.75mm
And though not exactly relevant to the thread. A Tacitus from the mint too.....
Obv:– IMP C CL TACITVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PROVID DEOR, Providentia standing left, holding baton and cornucopia; at foot, globe
Minted in Lugdunum (no marks), Emission 1, from October to December A.D. 275
References:– Cohen 64. Bastien 41. RIC 49 Bust Type C
4.23gms. 21.98mm. 180 degrees
Augustus, A.D. 276
Obv: IMP C FLORIANVS AVG
Rev: SALVS AVG - Salus, standing left, holding scepter and feeding snake rising up from altar
XXIΔ in exergue
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