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One of two unpublished coins of Carausius: CM.186-1997

Object information

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Titles

One of two unpublished coins of Carausius

Maker(s)

Ruler: Carausius (AD 286-93)

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Description

Carausius (286-93), AE antoninianus, obv. IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG; radiate and draped bust to r.; rev. VIRTVS AVG; Mars standing to l., holding shield and spear (unpublished), 2.89g.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

286 - 293

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Weight 2.89 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.186-1997
Primary reference Number: 269976
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 17 November 2020 Updated: Tuesday 5 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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