Numismatics
Ruler: Carinus, Emperor of Rome, ruled A.D. 282–85
Mint: Alexandria
Artist: Unknown
Honorand: Carus, Emperor of Rome 282-283

Billon tetradrachm of Carus, Alexandria

283–84

Billon

6.68 g, 12:00, 19.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. Sidney Peerless
2001.87.4200
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Alexandria
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Dr. Sidney A. Peerless; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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