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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2445
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3614. A. H. Baldwin, 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carausius, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Galley with mast on waves, to r., four steersman.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMⱵ CΠAHVΓIVS … Γ HV (Imperator Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: ΓC…I-CI-T H\ (The Good Fortune of the Emperor). In Exergue: RSR

Bibliography:  RIC V 560 var.

Notes:  Silvered. The reverse legend varies from the RIC type.

3 Related People

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



Carausius
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