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ID:     A438
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Carausius
Date Ruled:     AD 286-293
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. 287-293
Diameter:     20.3 mm
Weight:     4.41 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     ADV[ENTVS AV]G
Reverse Description:     Carausius on horseback pacing left, raising right hand, scepter in left, capive seated left on ground before horse, rsr in ex
Exergue:     RSR
Mint Mark:     RSR
Mint:     RSR (probably London)
Primary Reference:     RIC 0598 var (no mention of captive)
Reference2:     Hunter IV, p. ccvii
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=1034