Aureus with bust of Carinus, struck under Carus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 282–283


Mint: Pannonia, Siscia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1970.261

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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