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Carus

 

Emperor Marcus Aurelius Carus (282-283)

 

coin
IMP(erator) CARVS P(ius) F(elix) AVG(ustus)
SPES PVBLICA

Antoninianus
282-283

copper
22 mm.
Ticinum

Obverse
Draped bust right, in radiate crown and armor
Legend: Emperor Carus Pious Happy Augustus
Reverse
Spes standing left holding flower
Legend: Spes of People

   
coin
IMP(erator) C(aesar) M(arcus) AVR(elius) CARVS P(ius) F(elix) AVG(ustus)
VIRTVS AVG(ustus) G

Antoninianus
282-283
silvered copper

20 mm.
Antioch

Obverse
Draped bust right, in radiate crown and armor
Legend: Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carus Pious Happy Augustus
Reverse
Carus standing from left to right, holds scepter and receives Victory from Jupiter
Legend: Virtus of August