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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We have recorded 540 examples.

Record: FASAM-3A4BFB
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-…
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Record: BUC-540E1C
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A slightly worn copper alloy radiate (anto…
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Record: SOM-288285
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Roman copper alloy radiate of Allectus dat…
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Record: LVPL-81B720
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper-alloy Roman Q-Radiate of Allectus…
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Issuers

This mint was active under the following issuers:

Latest examples recorded with images

We have recorded 540 examples.

Record: FASAM-3A4BFB
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Record: BUC-540E1C
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A slightly worn copper alloy radiate (anto…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Record: SOM-288285
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Roman copper alloy radiate of Allectus dat…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Record: LVPL-81B720
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper-alloy Roman Q-Radiate of Allectus…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

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