Pax, regarded by the ancients as a goddess, was worshiped not only at Rome but also at Athens. Her could not be stained with blood. began the construction of a magnificent temple to her , which finished, in the Via Sacra. The attributes of Peace are the , the olive branch, the , and often the . Sometimes she is represented setting fire to a pile of arms.
RA73231. , , 2, 319 (C); 375; 13644; 215; - (p. ccvii), gVF, much , light marks, tiny encrustation, a little weak in centers, edge split/crack, 4.819 g, maximum 24.3 mm, 180o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, c. 292 - early 293 A.D.; IMP C CARAVSIVS , and right; (the peace of the Emperor), Pax standing half left, left, raising olive-branch in right hand, long transverse in left hand, across fields at center, C in ; from the Charles Peters Collection, ex-Wayne C. Phillips; $340.00 (€302.60)
The and legends and types are known from the mint with MLXXI in the and B - E across the ( 31, Web 34). This variety, without marks and perhaps unofficial, is unpublished in the many references examined by . We also could not find an example online. This is the only example known to .
RA73246. , Apparently unpublished, -, -, -, -, -, -, -, , aVF, green , broad , crude, light marks, 3.624 g, maximum 22.1 mm, 180o, uncertain mint, IMP CARAVSIVS , and draped right; (the fortune of the Emperor), standing facing, left, long vertical in right hand, in left hand; from the Charles Peters Collection; possibly unique!; $250.00 (€222.50)
References list numerous varieties with Pax legends but depicting and also types with legends but depicting Pax. The references provided for comparison list a , with , without controls or a ; David attributes to , 286 - 287 A.D. References do not list our variety but other types with F - O across the and ML in the are attributed to , c. 289 - 290 A.D. This is the only example of this variant known to .
RA73904. , Apparently unpublished; cf. , 2, 930 ff. (no mintmarks); 1031 ff. (same); 13661 (same, , 286 - 287), aVF, nice green , or double-struck, cutting off parts of legends and , 2.615 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 315o, Londinium(?) or unofficial(?) mint, 289 - 290 A.D.; IMP CARAVS[IVS P AVG] (or similar), , draped, and right; [GG?], standing half left, left, feeding snake rising from at left from in her right hand, vertical in left hand, [F?] - O flanking across the , M[L?] in ; from the Charles Peters Collection; possibly unique!; $200.00 (€178.00)
was a minor Roman goddess of gaiety, her name deriving from the root word laeta, meaning happy.
RA73238. , , 2, 456; 510; 118 var. (P AVG); -; -, F, nice green , weak centers, scratches, small spots of corrosion, 3.185 g, maximum 23.3 mm, 180o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, 291 - 292 A.D.; IMP C CARAVSIVS , , draped, and right; (the joy of the Emperor), standing facing, left, in right hand, in right hand, flanking high across ; from the Charles Peters Collection; $175.00 (€155.75)
is the personification of the ability to foresee and make provision. She was among the embodiments of virtues that were of the Imperial cult of ancient Rome. figures in art, cult, and literature, but has little or no mythology as such.RA73253. , apparently unpublished, -; -; -; -; -; -; -; -, F, long closed , 3.133 g, maximum 23.0 mm, 45o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, c. mid 287 - 288 A.D.; IMP CARAVSIVS , , draped, and right; PROVIDENTI AVG, standing half left, staff in right hand held vertically downward between globe on ground and his right foot, in left hand, C in ; from the Charles Peters Collection; extremely ; $165.00 (€146.85)
The system of mintmarks, widely used by all mints in the late Roman Empire, was introduced under the usurper , probably by his finance minister and successor, . coins without mintmarks are his earliest coins, probably struck at Londinium and Camulodunum before mid-287. Coins without mintmarks and with crude or blundered legends are probably unofficial.
RA73276. , 1010; , ii, 905 var. (no ); 209 var. (same); 13649 var. (transverse ); 72 var. (same), VF, attractive green , , porous, light corrosion, 5.053 g, maximum 22.1 mm, 90o, Londinium ( , England) mint, c. mid 286 - mid 287; IMP CARAVSIVS , , draped and right, from the front; (the peace of the Emperor), Pax standing left, olive branch in extended right hand, staff vertical behind in left hand, no mintmarks or controls; from the Charles Peters Collection; $165.00 (€146.85)
was a minor Roman goddess of gaiety, her name deriving from the root word laeta, meaning happy.RA73224. , , 2, 456; 510; 118 var. (P AVG); -; -, F, , corrosion, light cleaning scratches, 2.884 g, maximum 23.5 mm, 180o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, 291 - 292 A.D.; IMP C CARAVSIVS , draped and right; LAETITI AVG, standing left, in right hand, in right hand, flanking high across ; from the Charles Peters Collection, ex Coins; $155.00 (€137.95)
"Legio IV , reconstituted by in AD 70 from the disgraced IV Macedonica, had been stationed at Singidunum (Belgrade) in from the time of . However, there may have been a detachment serving in Britain at the time of Carausius' revolt." -- Roman Coins and Thier Values by
RA73248. , cf. Webb 88; , 2, 69 (R); 146; 13611; -, aVF, small cutting off most of legends, pitting, scratches, 2.518 g, maximum 19.4 mm, 180o, Londinium ( , England) mint, 286 - 288 A.D.; IMP [C?] CARAVSIVS , , draped, and right; LEG IIII FL, walking right, ML in ; from the Charles Peters Collection; very ; $150.00 (€133.50)
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