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Home > Catalog > Roman Coins > The Secessionist Empires > Carausius > RA73235
Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
Felicitas was the goddess or personification of good luck and success. She played an important role in Rome's state religion during the empire and was frequently portrayed on coins. She became a prominent symbol of the wealth and prosperity of the Roman Empire.
RA73235. Billon antoninianus, RIC V, part 2, 420 (S) var. (FELI); Webb Carausius 466 var. (same), SRCV IV 13731 var. (same); Hunter IV 150 var. (same); Cohen VII 347 var. (same), aF, green patina, rough, corrosion, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, weight 4.619g, maximum diameter 23.4mm, die axis 180o, 292 - mid 293 A.D.; obverse IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, radiate and draped bust right; reverse TEMPORVM FELICI (happy time), Felicitas standing slightly left, head left, caduceus in left hand, cornucopia in right hand, S - P flanking across field, C in exergue; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection; SOLD











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