Carausius AD 286-293 Bronze Antoninanus Romulus and Remus


Code: NR84

Carausius. Romano-British Emperor, AD 286-293. Antoninianus (22mm, 4.27 g, 9h). Uncertain mint. IMP CARAVSIVS P F AV, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / RENOV ROMAN, She-wolf standing right, head facing, suckling the twins (Romulus and Remus). Cf. RIC V 968 (for similar issue). Pale green and dark brown patina. VF. Possibly a new combination. None in CoinArchives.

From the Dr. Malcolm Lyne Collection, purchased from Spink, 30 May 2001.

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