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Historica & Metal Detecting Finds 3% Surcharge(#184) 25/11/2019 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED!

Lot 1019 of 217: Roman, an unpublished silver denarius struck for the Britannic emperor Carausius (AD 286-293) dating to c. AD 286-293. Obverse: IMP CARAVSIVS PF AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: FORTVNA AVG, Fortuna seated left feeding snake rising from altar. Unattributed mint. Very Fine, flan slightly angular. Unique. Diameter: 22mm. Weight: 5.5g.   Discussion: this coin is unique, no other example known to exist. The best parallel for it comes in the form of a copper-alloy radiate wi

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Lot closed - Winning bid:£7,800
Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Historica & Metal Detecting Finds 3% Surcharge(#184)  25/11/2019 10:00 AM GMT  CLOSED!