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Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
Laetitia was a minor Roman goddess of gaiety, her name deriving from the root word laeta, meaning happy.
RA73224. Billon antoninianus
, RIC V, part 2, 456; Webb Carausius
510; Hunter IV 118 var. (P AVG); Burton Latimer
-; SRCV IV -, F, uneven strike
, corrosion, light cleaning scratches, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, weight 2.884g, maximum diameter 23.5mm, die axis 180o
, 291 - 292 A.D.; obverse IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse LAETITI AVG, Laetitia standing left, wreath in right hand, anchor in right hand, S - C (senatus consulto
) flanking high across field; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection, ex Nilus Coins; $135.00
Catalog current as of Monday, October 23, 2017.
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