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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Secessionist Empires| > |Carausius| > RA73498
Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
Colchester (Camulodunum) and its wall were rebuilt by the Romans after Queen Boudica led a rebellion in A.D. 60 and destroyed the town. Balkerne Gate in Colchester is the largest Roman arch in Britain. Balkerne Gate Colchester
RA73498. Billon antoninianus, Hunter IV 146, Bourne Carausius 131, RIC V-2 371 (R) var. (no cuir.), Webb Carausius 430 var. (same), Burton Latimer 49 var. (same), Choice F, well centered on a broad flan, black patina, light red earthen deposits, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, weight 3.892g, maximum diameter 23.5mm, die axis 180o, c. mid 292 - early summer 293; obverse IMP C CARAVSIVS P AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, late reign tetrarchic portrait; reverse PROVID AVGGG (the foresight of the three emperors), Providentia standing left, globe in right hand, transverse scepter in left, S - P across fields, C in exergue; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection; rare; ON LAYAWAY


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