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ID number:  BIRBI-R2434
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  3.44
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2509. Spink, 1949.

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

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVC (Imperator Carausius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: ɪ-ɪɪ-X A-VG (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: ...I…'

Bibliography:  RIC V 101

Notes:  Traces of silvering. According to RIC, the [MLXX](?) in the exergue of the reverse and the B and E in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Londinium.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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