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Augustus (AD 283-285)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Son of Carus and much maligned by pro-Diocletian later historians, Carinus died after almost defeating Diocletian at Margus

Obverse Legends on coins depicting Carinus

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Coins of Carinus currently available

Silvered bronze antoninianus issued AD 282.
Obv: IMP CARINVS PF AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust facing right.
Rev: AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas standing holding scales cornucopiae (KAZ in ex.).<
Extremely Fine   |   AUD $230.00