Carausius, Bronze Antoninianus

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Carausius (AD 286-293). AE Antoninianus, ‘C’ mint. Obverse: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius facing right. Reverse: PAX DENTIA, combined Pax and Providentia standing…
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Description

Carausius (AD 286-293).

AE Antoninianus, ‘C’ mint.

Obverse: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius facing right.
Reverse: PAX DENTIA, combined Pax and Providentia standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae.

(RIC 305 var).

Good Very Fine or better. An interesting double strike resulting in the combined reverses of Pax and Providentia.

4.67g.

Specification

Period 286 - 293 AD
Date AD 286-293
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Antoninianus

Country

Third Century

Coin House

Carausius

Metal

Bronze

Mint Mark

'C'

References RIC 305 var.
Weight 4.97 g

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