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E-auction 322-239019 - CARINUS Aurelianus

CARINUS Aurelianus VF
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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 12 €
Maximum bid : 12 €
End of the sale : 17 June 2019 14:33:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: 09/283-01/284
Date: 283-284
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 2,66 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire idéalement centré. Usure importante mais régulière. La monnaie est parfaitement lisible et identifiable. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C M AVR CARINVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Carin Auguste à droite vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Marcus Aurelius Carinus Augustus", (L'empereur césar Marc Aurèle Carin auguste).


Reverse legend : GENIVS E-XERCITI// KAA.
Reverse description : Genius (Génie) tourelé, nu, le manteau tombant sur l'épaule gauche, debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Genius Exerciti”, (Le Génie de l'armée).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées.

Historical background


(10/282-09/285) Marcus Aurelius Carinus

August (03/283-09/285)

Carin was raised to 283 Augustat in March. After the death of Carus, he shared power with his brother Numerian. After his death, he had to struggle against the usurpation of Julian of Pannonia he eliminated in Verona. He then had to turn against Diocletian, who had been elected after the death of Numerian East. Diocletian was defeated at Margus in June or July 285, but Carin was assassinated, leaving Diocletian sole master of the Roman Empire.

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