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Home > Catalog > Roman Coins > The Secessionist Empires > Carausius > RA73248
Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
"Legio IV Flavia Felix, reconstituted by Vespasian in AD 70 from the disgraced Legio IV Macedonica, had been stationed at Singidunum (Belgrade) in Moesia from the time of Hadrian. However, there may have been a detachment serving in Britain at the time of Carausius' revolt." -- Roman Coins and Thier Values by David R. Sear
RA73248. Billon antoninianus, cf. Carausius Webb 88; RIC V-2 69 (R); Askew 146; SRCV IV 13611; Casey -, aVF, small ragged flan cutting off most of legends, pitting, scratches, Londinium (London, England) mint, weight 2.518g, maximum diameter 19.4mm, die axis 180o, 286 - 288 A.D.; obverse IMP [C?] CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse LEG IIII FL, lion walking right, ML in exergue; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection; very rare; SOLD

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