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LOT 8075

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EUR (€) 140 - 200
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Ancient Roman Imperial Coins - Maximian under Carausius - London - Pax AE Antoninianus

292-293 AD

Struck under Carausius, London mint. Obv: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG legend with radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: PAX AVGGG legend with Pax standing left holding olive-branch and sceptre, S - P in fields; mintmark M L XXI in exergue. 3.79 grams. Near extremely fine. Scarce.

Provenance
Ex Shlomo Moussieff collection.

Literature
RIC v(ii), p.555, 34; Sear 13158.

Footnotes
Issued by Carausius in support of his claim to be a legitimate colleague of the emperors Diocletian and Maximian.