Obverse of the coin depicts Carausius with the inscription (trans) 'Emperor Carausius, the good, the successful, Augustus'.
Roman Denarius of Carausius by Unknown Artist, 286293
© British Museum
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,500 ( Total: £5,100)
- Acquired in:
- Lennox in the Mews
Reverse shows a bust of the bearded sea-god Neptune facing right with crab's claws emerging from his head.
Found by a metal-detectorist at Gosbeck (Suffolk)