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E-auction 311-229398 - CARINUS Aurelianus

CARINUS Aurelianus AU
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Estimate : 90 €
Price : 61 €
Maximum bid : 72 €
End of the sale : 01 April 2019 14:22:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: août 283 - début 284
Date: 283-284
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 3,38 g.
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Flan bien centré. La monnaie a conservée une grande partie de son argenture superficielle. Joli buste. Métal légèrement taché
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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


Reverse legend : SAECVLI FELICITAS/ -|D// -.
Reverse description : Carin debout à droite, lauré et vêtu militairement, tenant une haste transversale de la main droite et un globe de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Sæculi Felicitas”, (La Félicité du siècle).

Historical background


CARIN

(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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