An unusually well preserved galley denarius
Lot 1506
Carausius, Romano-British Emperor, 286-293. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.83 g, 6 h), Londinium (?), circa 287-289. IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius to right. Rev. FELICITA (sic!) AVG / RSR Galley with mast, rigging and four rowers to right above waves. Cohen 65 var. (reverse legend). RIC 560. Shiel 49 and pl. J, 49 (same obverse die). Webb -. Rare and unusually well preserved. Thin flan crack and with a minor die break on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Adrian Lang, ex Gemini III, 9 January 2007, 448.
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