Pars Coins

Closes Monday, December 23, 2019 11:00 AM CST

Archive Lot Detail
Sale Number: 343  -  Triskeles - Auction 30
Lot Number: 308

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Lot 308.  Carausius. Romano-British Emperor, A.D. 287-293. Æ antoninianus (21 mm, 3.87 g, 6 h). 'C' mint (Camulodunum?). IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius right / PROVID AVGGG, Providentia standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; S-P//C. RIC 363. Porous dark brown surfaces. Very fine.

The reverse legend AVGGG references the legitimate emperors, Diocletian and Maximianus, in a wishful attempt by Carausius to ingratiate himself with them.

Estimate: US$ 75 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 85 
Closing DateFriday, December 6, 2019
12:42:20 PM CST