Antoninianus with bust of Carausius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 286–293


Mint: Britain, Colchester (probably)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 4.22 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

34.1392

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Carausius, right, radiate and draped.
[I]MPCMCARAVSIVS PFAVG
Reverse: Peace, standing left, holding olive branch in right hand and sceptre in left.
P A [X] A VG in field: S C

Provenance

1934, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)