Details for issuing mint located at C MINT (uncertain location, Britain)

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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Record: FASAM-D17D5F
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-…
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Record: ESS-7F10B5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A complete copper-alloy Roman radiate, pro…
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Record: HAMP-2C87FE
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93), …
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Record: LIN-82669E
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A late Roman copper-alloy radiate of Carau…
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Record: FASAM-D17D5F
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Record: ESS-7F10B5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A complete copper-alloy Roman radiate, pro…
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Record: HAMP-2C87FE
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93), …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Record: LIN-82669E
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A late Roman copper-alloy radiate of Carau…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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