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Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
This type is not listed in the many references examined by Forum. The referenced CNG specimen is listed online on Coin Archives and Wildwinds.
RA73244. Billon antoninianus
, Unlisted in references; CNG Mail Bid Sale 60 (22 May 2002), lot 1881; RIC V
-; Webb Carausius
-; SRCV IV
-; Hunter IV
-; et al.
, aF, rough, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, weight
4.186g, maximum diameter
23.1mm, die axis
, 292 - early 293 A.D.; obverse
IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG
, draped, and cuirassed bust
right; reverse VIRTVS AVG
(the valor of the Emperor), Virtus
standing right, wearing helmet and military garb, spear in left hand, shield
on right arm, S - C
) flanking across field
, C in exergue
; from the Charles Peters Carausius
Collection; extremely rare
Catalog current as of Sunday, October 22, 2017.
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