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Antoninianus with bust of Carausius

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Obverse: Bust of Carausius, right, radiate and draped. [I]MPCMCARAVSIVS PFAVG Reverse: Peace, standing left, holding olive branch in right hand and sceptre in left. P A [X] A VG in field: S C

Provenance

1934, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 286–293

Mint

Colchester (probably), Britain

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 4.22 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

34.1392

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins