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Aureus with bust of Carinus, struck under Carus

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Obverse: Bust of Carinus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. MAVRCARINVSPFNOBCAES Reverse: Emperor, in military attire with scepter, and prince stand supporting Victory on their clasped hands. VICTORIAA V GVST ORVM

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; April 8, 1970: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 282–283

Mint

Siscia, Pannonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.34 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1970.261

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins