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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2439
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carausius; Londinium
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  286-293
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1575. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carausius, wearing radiate crown and extended sideburns, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and vertical sceptre in l.; [S] and [P] in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C CΛRΛVSIVS P ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PΛX ᴐIGC-C (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: C

Bibliography:  RIC V 335

Notes:  According to RIC, the C in the exergue of the reverse and the [S] and [P] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Londinium.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Londinium



Carausius
Roman

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