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One of two unpublished coins of Carausius: CM.185-1997

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One of two unpublished coins of Carausius


Mint: London
Ruler: Carausius (AD 286-93)




Carausius (286-93), AE antoninianus, London, c. AD 290-2; obv. IMP C CARAVSIVS PF AVG; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust to r.; rev. SPES AVG; Spes standing to l., flanked by S-P; in ex: MLXXI (unpublished); 4.25g.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-03-03) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Circa 290 - Circa 292

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Weight 4.25 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.185-1997
Primary reference Number: 269975
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Created: Tuesday 17 November 2020 Updated: Tuesday 5 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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