Antoninianus of British Empire with bust of Carausius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 286–293


Mint: British Empire, Londinium (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 2.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.558

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Carausius to right.
IMPCCARAVSIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Pax standing, branch in right hand, scepter in left.
PA X AVG in field: S P

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III