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Carausius for Maximian
Carausius for Maximian.
AE Antoninainus.
5.24 gm.

Radiate and cuirassed bust of Maximian facing right; IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG/ Pax standing left holding sceptre and branch S left P right; PAX AVGGG. MLXXI in exergue.

V2 London 34

The three G's in AVGGG represented Carausius, Diocletian and Maximianus as part of an attempt by Carausius to become equal in power with Diocletian and Maximianus, which failed.
ex Jamesicus
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Album name:Randygeki(h2) / Roman- gal. 3
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Mat  [Jul 28, 2017 at 11:53 AM]
Nice find!