Carausius, AD 286 to 293. AE antoninianus. Very nice specimen.

Ancient Coins - Carausius, AD 286 to 293. AE antoninianus.   Very nice specimen.
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Denomination : AE antoninianus.  Mint : C mint (possibly Clausentum)

Size : 23.5 x 25.0 mm.  Weight : 5.17 grams.

Reference : Sear - 3569.  RIC V, 350.

Grade : good XF (as struck) with a nice strike and glossy dark brown patina.  A superb portrait of Carausius (more impressive in the hand that it appears on the image).

Obverse : Head of Carausius right, with IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG around.

Reverse : Providentia standing cornucopiae and pointing a baton at a globe at her feet, with PROVID AVG around, with the mint mark C below.  The mint mark is the only significant weak point on this coin.

Price SKU: vcoin5809
US$ 695.00
  • € 590.53
  • £ 523.15
  • AUD 954.19
  • CHF 668.01
  • CAD 896.08

Rates for: 09/20/18

Ships from: Canada
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