Coin 3017 — A billon antoninianus of Carausius struck AD 287-288 in Londinium
Obverse: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: PAX AVG, Pax standing left, holding olive branch and vertical sceptre; F-O across fields, ML in exergue

Ex. Roma Numismatics E-Sale 72; Lot 1329; Ex. Brian Henry Grover Collection; Ex. British Museum Collection (duplicate; exchanged for an antoninianus of Gallienus in 1969); Ex. Linchmere Hoard (1925)

Category: Roman Imperial
Subcategory: Secessionist Empires
Issuer: Carausius
Year: AD 287-288
Metal: BL
Denomination: Antoninianus
Diameter: 25 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 5.07 g
Zone: -
Region: -
Mint: Londinium
Owner: The Romulus Collection
Date Added: 29/07/2020
RIC 101; Webb 131; Sear 13639A; S 672A
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