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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2446
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.00
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2513. Spink, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carausius, wearing radiate crown and extended sideburns, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Moneta, draped, standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMΓ ...AVSIVS P F AVC (Imperator Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: ...N-T-H II-HC (Imperial Mint).

Bibliography:  RIC V 854 var.

Notes:  The reverse legend varies from the RIC type.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Carausius
Roman

293
Uncertain mint



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