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ID number:  BIRBI-R2436
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carausius; Londinium
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  286-293
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  4.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1576. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Carausius, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and vertical sceptre in l.; S and P in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C CΛRAVSIVS P F ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PH-X HV-C (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: MIXXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 101

Notes:  According to RIC, the MIXXI in the exergue of the reverse and the S and P in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Londinium.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton


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