The C MINT (uncertain location, Britain) mint

Mint: C MINT (uncertain location, Britain)
Abbreviation: C

A second British mint was established during the reign of Carausius (AD circa 286-293). Coins were struck at this mint during his reign and and that of his successor Allectus (AD 293-296). They are distinguished by a C (sometimes read as a G) mintmark. The location of the ‘C mint’ remains a mystery, although the distribution of finds suggests that it is not Colchester (Camulodunum) as most old catalogues suggest.

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View all coins recorded, which are attributed to C MINT (uncertain location, Britain).

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Latest examples recorded with images

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PAS record number: IOW-4715FC

Record: IOW-4715FC
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A complete Roman copper-alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296), dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece period 15). VIRTVS AVG reverse type d…
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PAS record number: PUBLIC-EB6A0C

Record: PUBLIC-EB6A0C
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper alloy 'quinarius' radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), LAETITIA AVG, Galley right. C Mint. RIC V, pt 2, p. 569, no. 125.…
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PAS record number: LIN-A04817

Record: LIN-A04817
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper alloy Roman Q radiate of Allectus, dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14). VIRTVS AVG reverse type depicting a galley. C mint.
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PAS record number: LIN-A02B05

Record: LIN-A02B05
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper alloy Roman radiate of Allectus, dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14). PAX AVG reverse type depicting Pax standing left …
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PAS record number: NLM-8333A2

Record: NLM-8333A2
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy Coin. Radiate of Allectus (293-296), C mint issue, Reece period 14, RIC volume 5 part 2 no. 128. Obverse description: Radiate bu…
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