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Antoninianus of British Empire with bust of Carausius

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Carausius to right. IMPCCARAVSIVSPFAVG Reverse: Pax standing, branch in right hand, scepter in left. PA X AVG in field: S P

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 286–293

Mint

Londinium (?), British Empire

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 2.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.558

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins