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ID number:  BIRBI-R2441
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carausius; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  286-293
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.16
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1577. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carausius, wearing radiate crown and extended sideburns with moustache, 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 CAAAVSIVS P F ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P-H-X A-II-C (Imperial Peace).

Bibliography:  RIC V 475

3 Related People

Carausius
Roman

293
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Uncertain mint



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