FORVM Unpublished Carausius AE22 London Antoninianus Providentia AVGG Unique(?)

Ancient Coins - FORVM Unpublished Carausius AE22 London Antoninianus Providentia AVGG Unique(?)
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Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
 
RA73501. Billon antoninianus, RIC V-2 152 (R2) var. (PROVIDENTIA AVGGG), SRCV 13697 var. (same), Bourne 33 var. (same), Hunter IV -, Cohen VII -, Webb Carausius -, et al. -, aVF/aF, well centered, green patina, near complete legends, nice portrait, corrosion, pit/flaw reverse left field, 3.282g, 22.2mm, 0o, Londinium (London, England) mint, IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse PROVIDEN AVGGG (the foresight of the three emperors), Providentia standing left with baton and cornucopia, globe at feet left, S - P across fields, MLXXI in exergue; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection, extremely rare, apparently unpublished, the only specimen known to Forum
 
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.`
Price SKU: RA73501
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