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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2447
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):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.33
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2510. Spink, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carausius, wearing radiate crown and extended sideburns, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped, standing facing l., holding serpent rising from altar and vertical sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CHRHVSIVS P F HVC (Imperator Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: ...X IL-ɪ... (Imperial Peace).

Bibliography:  RIC V 929

3 Related People

Carausius
Roman

293
Uncertain mint



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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