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Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
The plural AVGGG refers to Diocletian, Maximian and Carausius in a futile attempt to appease the legitimate mainland rulers.
RA73502. Billon antoninianus
, Webb Carausius
192, RIC V-2
164 (S), Hunter IV
52, Cohen VII
325, SRCV IV
-, Carausian Hoard
-, Burton Latimer
-, VF, green patina
, marks and scratches, edge crack, slightly off center, Londinium (London
, England) mint, weight
2.737g, maximum diameter
25.1mm, die axis
, c. 292 - early 293; obverse IMP C
CARAVSIVS P F AVG
, draped, and cuirassed bust
right, late reign tetrarchic portrait; reverse SALVS AVGGG
(the health of the three emperors), Salus
standing right feeding snake, held in her right hand, from a patera
in her left hand, S-P flanking across field
, MLXXI in exergue
; from the Charles Peters Carausius
Catalog current as of Monday, February 18, 2019.
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