For less than a year, from A.D. 282 until July or August of 283, Ancient Rome was led by Emperor Carus. And now, you can own a genuine bronze Antoninianus bearing his portrait! Coins of Carus are difficult to find due to his short rule. In fact, after working for years to accumulate a small number, we’re pleased to be able to feature one of his coins in our catalogs for the very first time!
Elevated to the role of emperor following the death of Probus, Carus initially served as the sole ruler before elevating his sons, Carinus and Numerian, to Augustus in 283. It’s believed that Carus was struck by lightning during a campaign in 283, abruptly ending his brief reign. The coins offered here are all well centered with strong details. We have a strictly limited number available, so don’t hesitate – order yours now!
- Material: Bronze
- Product Type: Single Products
- Rulers: Carus (A.D. 282 - 283)