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RIC Obverse Reverse Mint Emporer Emporer Notes Image
M AVR CARINVS NOB CAES Laureate,draped and cuirassed bust right MONETA AVGG the three Moneta standing facing heads left, each holding scale in their right hands above a stack of coins at their feet and cornucopiae in their left hands. Irregular-fakes Carinus Modern Cast obv. and rev. parts are seemed

31mm, 23.5gr, Die 0
111K DIVO CARO PARTHICO Radiate head right CONSECRATIO AVG Lighted altar with dots in each of the four corners Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. SMSXXI A in right field

20mm, 3.9gr, Die 180

Siscia fake from Bulgary
124C IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right VIRTVS AVGG Carus st. left holding Globe with Carinus st. right Irregular-fakes Carus
Ex. ЄΔ/XXI

21mm, 3.8gr, Die 180

1th emission Nov.282
Note, wrong discription on the obverse, not Carus but Carinus?
124C, Fake IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right VIRTVS AVGG, Carinus receiving Globe from Carus. Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. A/XXI

20mm, 3.6gr, Die 0

1th emission Nov.282

Modern FAKE !!
124C, Fake IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right VIRTVS AVGG, Carinus receiving Globe from Carus Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. A/XXI

20mm, 4.0gr, Die 0.

Modern FAKE, note the number of pikes on the head.
139 var. CARVS ET CARINVS AVGG, Radiate and cuirassed busts right PAX AVG, Pax st. left holding olive-branch and sceptre Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. none

20mm, 4.7gr, Die 0.

3th emission Nov-Dec 282.

Lugdunum, modern fake from Bulgary
155C M AVR CARINVS NOB CAES Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right PIETAS AVGG, sacrificial implements (sprinkler, simpulum, jug, patera, knife and lituus) Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. ZKA

24mm, 4.0gr, Die 0

2a, emission Dec 282.

Rome double strike
156C M AVR CARINVS NOB C, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right PIETAS AVGG, sacrificial implements (sprinkler, simpulum, jug, patera, knife and lituus) Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. KAZ

23mm, 3.2gr, Die 180

2nd emission Dec.282

Rome, double strike
238C IMP C M AVR CARINVS AVG, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. KAZ

24mm, 3.2gr, Die 0.

Rome 3th emission Aug.283.

Obv. & Rev. double struck
253F IMP CARINVS P F AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust right FIDES MILITVM, Fides standing left with a standard in each hand Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. KAΣ

22mm, 4.3gr, Die 0

Rome 4th emission 283.

Rev. double struck
253F var. IMP CARINVS P F AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust right FIDĒS MILITVM, Fides standing left with a standard in each hand Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. KAυЄ

22mm, 3,6gr, Die 165

Rome 6th emission beginning 285.

Exergue variant, Crescent above A
258F IMP CARINVS P F AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust right IOVI VICTORI, Jupiter st. left, holding Victory & Sceptre, eagle at foot left. Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. KAB

25mm, 3.8gr, Die 0

5th emission nov. 284

Rome mint, double struck on reverse
295C IMP CARINVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right FELICIT PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left with cauduceus, leaning on column Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. TXXI

21mm, 4.7gr, Die 165.

4th emission July 283 Ticinum. with a flan crack.
29F DIVO CARO PIO Radiate head right Incuse Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. Lugdunum coin

20mm, 3.4gr, Die 0

Reverse should be CONSECRATIO,10th emission end 284
325F IMP C M AVR CARINVS PF AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust right VIRTVS AVGG, Carinus and Numerian holding Victory on globe. Irregular-fakes Carinus Ex. Є/XXI

23mm, 3.2gr, Die 0

Antioch, 4th emmission june 284.

Double strike reverse.
363C M AVR NVMERIANVS NOB C, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right PRINCIPI IVVENTVT, Numerian standing left, holding Globe and scepter Irregular-fakes Numerianus Ex. KAS

23mm, 3.7gr, Die 0

Rome, 2nd emission Dec.282

Overstrike on both sides
366A M AVR NVMERIANVS NOB C Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right PRINCIPI IVVENTVT Numerian standing left, holding wand and scepter Irregular-fakes Numerianus Ex: XXI

21mm, 7.1gr, Die 180

Study object
37C IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right ANNONA AVGG, Annona st. to left, holding ears of corn and cornucopiae, at feet Modius Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. RB

22mm, 3.1gr, Die 345

1th emission Nov. 282

Double Struck.Rome mint
37F IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust right ANNONA AVGG Annona standing left, holding ears of corn and cornucopiae, at feet modius. Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. R B

22mm, 3.3gr, Die 180. Rome mint


This coin is afterwards silvered.
394F IMP C NVMERIANVS AVG Radiate & cuirassed bust right PAX AVGG Pax standing left holding olive-branch and sceptre. Irregular-fakes Numerianus Ex. B in left field

24mm, 3.7gr, Die 180
6th emission,

Lugdunum mint, double strike
427K DIVO NIGRINIANO, Radiate half-bust right CONSECRATIO, Eagle stg. facing looking left Irregular-fakes Nigrinianus Ex. KAA

20mm, 3.5gr, Die 0

5th. emission Nov.284 Rome

FAKE, the aging is well made
472K DIVO NIGRINIANO, Radiate half-bust right CONSECRATIO, Eagle stg. facing looking left. Irregular-fakes Nigrinianus Ex. KAA

22mm, 2.8gr, Die 0

5th. emission Nov.284

FAKE, the aging is well made.
82F IMP CARVS P F AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust right. SPES PVBLICA, Spes walking left with flower & raising robe Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. SXXI

23mm, 3.7gr, Die

Second emission Dec. 282

Ticinum, double strike
82F IMP CARVS P F AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust right SPES PVBLICA, Spes walking left with flower & raising robe Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. SXXI

23mm, 3.7gr, Die 180.

2nd emission Dec.282. Ticinum mint

Reverse doublestrike.
Becker IMP NVMERIANVS AVG PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS Irregular-fakes Numerianus 20mm, 6.5 gr, Die 195
Carl Wilhelm Becker (1772-1830) forgery
Becker MAGNIA VRBICA AVG VENVS GENETRIX Irregular-fakes MagniaUrbica 20mm, 3.7 gr, Die 110
Carl Wilhelm Becker (1772-1830) forgery
Becker DIVO NIGRINIANO CONSECRATIO Irregular-fakes Nigrinianus 20mm, 5.5gr Die 345

Carl Wilhelm Becker (1772-1830) forgery
Becker IMP NVMERIANVS AVG PIETAS AVGG Irregular-fakes Numerianus 20mm, 5.6gr, Die 180
Carl Wilhelm Becker (1772-1830) forgery
INCUSE IMP CARINVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right INCUSE Irregular-fakes Carinus 23mm, 2.9gr, Die 0

Ticinum mint, possible Rev.
-Felicit Pvblica
-Provident Avg

Ex. TXXI-QXXI-VXXI

4th emission July 283
Not in RIC IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. A VICTORIA PARTHICA MAXIMA, Victoria walking left, holding wreath. Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. A fake not existing Denarius

18mm, 3.7gr, Die 0.
Not in RIC IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. A VIRTVS AVGG, Carus and Carinus holding Victory on Globe. Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. B/XXI

19mm, 3.1gr, Die 180.

This coin is a casting.
Not in RIC IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right. A BLANK Irregular-fakes Carus Ex. blank

23mm, 3.4gr, Die ?

Maybe a modern fake,produced with the virtvs avgg fake RIC124c on top of this page??