FORVM Rare Choice F Carausius Antoninianus Providentia AVGGG

Ancient Coins - FORVM Rare Choice F Carausius Antoninianus Providentia AVGGG
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Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
 
RA73498. Billon antoninianus, Hunter IV 146, Bourne Carausius 131, RIC V-2 371 (R) var. (no cuir.), Web Carausius 430 var. (same), Burton Latimer 49 var. (same), Choice F, well centered on a broad flan, black patina, light red earthen deposits, 3.892g, 23.5mm, 180o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, IMP C CARAVSIVS P AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, late reign tetrarchic portrait; reverse PROVID AVGGG (the foresight of the three emperors), Providentia standing left, globe in right hand, transverse scepter in left, S - P across fields, C in exergue; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection; rare
 
Colchester (Camulodunum) and its wall were rebuilt by the Romans after Queen Boudica led a rebellion in A.D. 60 and destroyed the town. Balkerne Gate in Colchester is the largest Roman arch in Britain.`Balkerne
Price SKU: RA73498
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