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ID:     711587
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     CARINUS
Date Ruled:     AD 282-283
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD nov. 282
Weight:     4.51 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     M AVR CARINVS NOB CAES
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     VICTO-RIA AVG
Reverse Description:     Victory standing left on globe, holding wreath in extended right hand, cradling palm in left arm
Mint:     Siscia
Primary Reference:     RIC V-II 190D
Reference2:     cf. Pink VI/2, P. 42
Reference3:     CalicĂ“ 4373
Reference4:     Hunter -; Cohen 139 var. (bust type)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76815
Special Comments:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1587 ($7500)When the emperor Carus assumed the purple, he elevated his sons, Carinus and Numerian to the rank of Caesar
Grade:     Near EF, underlying lustre
Notes:     1th. emission nov. 282