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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 856

Carausius. Romano-British Emperor, AD 286-293. Antoninianus (22mm, 4.60 g, 6h). ‘C’ mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 856.
 Estimated: $ 750

Roman Imperial, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Carausius. Romano-British Emperor, AD 286-293. Antoninianus (22mm, 4.60 g, 6h). ‘C’ mint. IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / PROVID E ΛVCCC, Providentia standing left, holding baton in right hand, cradling cornucopia in left arm; small globe to left below; S-P//C. RIC V 364; Bourne 122. Dark forest green patina. Superb EF. Well struck from fresh dies. An exceptional example.

From the Jack A. Frazer Collection, purchased from Classical Numismatic Group, 18 December 2000.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.