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ID number:  BIRBI-R2444
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 199. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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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 transcept sceptre in l.; S and C in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: INF C ΓΛRHVSIVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PRO…V-I-D A-VC (Imperial Foresight).

Bibliography:  RIC V 506

3 Related People

Carausius
Roman

293
Uncertain mint



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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