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Carausius, Britannia, RSR

Carausius, silver Denarius

Die-axis: 1 o’clock
Diameter: 20 millimetres
Weight: 3.58 grammes

IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, Laureate bust of Carausius, right, draped and cuirassed. (obverse)

EXPECTATE VENI, Britannia and emperor standing clasping hands. (reverse)

mintmark RSR

Thank you British Museum for images and text
https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_1900-1105-10

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Roman Britain

Carausius, Britannia forgery

Forgery. Probable core of plated denarius. Alternatively it could be a smaller denomination struck in bronze.

Die-axis: 6 o’clockWeight: 3.09 grammes

IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius, right. (obverse)

[EXPE]CTATE VEN[I], Britannia (wearing mural crown) clasping hands with Carausius. (reverse)

Thank you British Museum for images and text
https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_2000-1201-1

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Roman Britain

Carausius, Britannia

Carausius, Silver Denarius. 

Die-axis: 6 o’clockWeight: 3.69 grammes

IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, Laureate, draped bust of Carausius, right. (obverse)

EXPECTATE VE MILI, Britannia presenting army standard to Carausius. (reverse)

Thank you British Museum for image and text
https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_R-3509