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Lot 1897    Session 7 (11.30am Thursday)    Roman Silver & Bronze

Estimate $1,000

CARAUSIUS, (A.D. 287-293), billon antoninianus, Camulodunum or Clausentum mint, issued c.A.D.287-293, (4.110 grams), obv. radiate draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius to right, around IMP CARAVSIVS AVG, rev. around HILARITAS AVG, Hilaritas standing to left, holding long palm and cornucopiae, C in exergue, (cf.S.3566, RIC 243, with variant obverse legend). Portrait nearly extremely fine, some reverse Hilaritas weakness, slightly off centred on the reverse and extremely rare with this obverse legend apparently unpublished.

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