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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
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
, 292 - mid 293 A.D.; obverse
IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, radiate
and draped bust
TEMPORVM FELICI (happy time), Felicitas
standing slightly left, head
in left hand, cornucopia
in right hand, S - P
flanking across field
, C in exergue
; from the Charles Peters Carausius
Catalog current as of Sunday, October 22, 2017.
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