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ID:     79001216
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Carausius
Date Ruled:     AD 286-293
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 286-293
Weight:     4.28 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CARAVSIVS P AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     MONETA AVG / C
Reverse Description:     Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopia
Exergue:     C
Mint Mark:     C
Mint:     'C'
Primary Reference:     RIC 0288
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, areas of minor porosity
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 1216 From the Gordon S. Parry Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXVIII (8 December 1993), lot 307.