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Antoninianus with bust of Carus

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Obverse: Bust of Carus, radiate, cuirassed, right. IMPCMAVRKARVSPFAVG Reverse: Pax standing left, holding up olive branch in right hand and vertical ensign in left. PAXE XE RCITI In ex., VIXXI

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 282

Mint

Ticinum

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 3.29 gm.

Accession Number

12.493

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins