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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2443
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 107. Rev. E. Gantz. M. A., 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carausius, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and vertical sceptre in l.; S and C in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C CARAVSIVS P HVC (Imperator Caesar Carausius Pius Augustus). Reverse: PRC…I-D HVC (Imperial Foresight).

Bibliography:  RIC V 505

3 Related People

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



Carausius
Roman

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