Roman-British Carausius Antoninianus Camulodunum Unpublished Unique(?)

Ancient Coins - Roman-British Carausius Antoninianus Camulodunum Unpublished Unique(?)
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Romano-British Empire, Carausius, Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
RA73254. Billon antoninianus, apparently unpublished, RIC V-2 200 (R) var. (C in ex.), Webb Carausius -, Hunter IV -, SRCV IV -, Linchmere -, Burton Latimer -, et al. -, VF, green patina, earthen encrustations, marks, edge crack, small patina chips, 3.815g, 21.9mm, 0o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, IMP CARAVSIVS P AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, early reign moustache portrait; reverse COMES AVG (companion of the Emperor), Victory standing left, raising wreath in right hand, palm frond in left hand, nothing in fields, MC in exergue; from the Charles Peters Carausius Collection; possibly unique!
Apparently unpublished and possibly unique. This type with the obverse legend IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG and a C mintmark is common. With this ...P AVG obverse legend it is rare. Regardless of the obverse legend, it is apparently unpublished with this MC mintmark and we do not know of any other specimens.
Price SKU: RA73254
US$ 129.00
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  • CAD 175.08

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