FORVM Scarce Carausius Antoninianus Camulodunum Mint PROVID AVGGG aVF

Ancient Coins - FORVM Scarce Carausius Antoninianus Camulodunum Mint PROVID AVGGG aVF
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Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
RA73496. Billon antoninianus, RIC V-2 364 (S), SRCV IV 13683, Webb Carausius 420, Hunter IV - (p. ccvi), Askew -, Bicester -, Linchmere -, Carausius Hoard -, Burton Latimer -, aVF, well centered, green patina, rough from corrosion, 3.096g, 22.3mm, 225o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, late reign tetrarchic portrait type; reverse PROVID AVGGG (the foresight of the three emperors), Providentia standing half left, staff in right hand grounded between feet and globe on the ground left, cornucopia in left hand, S-P flanking low across field, C in exergue; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection; scarce
In The Reign and Coinage of Carausius, Percy Webb wrote that for Carausius, `...the type Providentia appears with some twenty-four varieties of reverse legend, while the joint effect of obverse and reverse variations of legend and type is to produce upwards of eighty varieties of coins dedicated to that divinity.`
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