Carinus Emperor of the Roman Empire from 283 to 285.
Marcus Aurelius Carinus Augustus was Roman Emperor from 283 to 285. The elder son of emperor Carus, he was first appointed Caesar and in the beginning of 283 co-emperor of the western portion of the empire by his father.

He fought with success against the Germanic Quadi tribes, but soon returned to Rome, where he celebrated the annual ludi Romani on a scale of unexampled magnificence.

After the death of his father Carus, the army in the east demanded to return to Europe, and his brother Numerian was forced to comply. During a halt at Chalcedon, Numerian was found dead. Diocletian, commander of the body-guards, claimed that Numerian had been assassinated, and he was proclaimed emperor by the soldiers.

Carinus and Diocletian met in battle, and during the battle Carinus was assassinated by a tribune whose wife he had seduced.
Carinus
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An AE Antoninianus struck 283-284 AD in Ticinum
Obverse: IMP CARINVS PF AVG - Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: FELICIT PVBLICA - Felicitas standing left, leaning on column and with legs crossed, holding caduceus

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 0 g
Reverse off flan.
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An BL Tetradrachm struck 283-284 AD in Alexandria
Obverse: laureate cuirassed bust right; A K M A KA_PINOC CEB

Reverse: eagle standing between two standards, head right, holding wreath in beak; L B / *

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 7.73 g
29 Aug 283 - 28 Aug 284 AD scarce
Milne 4728, Curtis 1915, Geissen 3175, Dattari 5597, BMC 2461, Emmett 4005
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An BL Tetradrachm struck 284-285 AD in Alexandria
Obverse: laureate, cuirassed bust right; A K M A KA_PINOC CEB

Reverse: Nike right, holding wreath and palm?; ETOVC Γ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 7.6 g
29 Aug 284 - spring 285 AD
Milne 4738, Curtis 1926, BMC Alexandria 2457, Geissen 3186, SNG Cop 958, Emmett 4010
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An BL Antoninianus struck 282 A.D. in Rome
Obverse: M AVR CARINVS NOB CAES, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Reverse: PRINCIPI IVVENTVT, Prince standing left, holding globe and spear.

Diameter: 23.7 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.7 g

Mintmark KAE.

RIC 158; Cohen 103.
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An BL Antoninianus struck 285 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP CARINVS PF AVG / Radiate and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: AEQVITAS AVG / Equity standing left, holding scales & cornucopia. Ex. KAυZ

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.34 g

6th emission beginning 285. Mintmark not in RIC

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An AE Antoninianus struck early 285 AD in Rome
Obverse: radiate, cuirassed bust right; IMP CARINVS P F AVG

Reverse: Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus; PIETAS AVG / KA crescent Δ

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.48 g
Rome 6th emission, early 285 AD
RIC 264, Cohen 72
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An AE Antoninianus struck 282 in Rome
Obverse: M AVR CARINVS NOB CAES, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: PRINCIPI IVVENTVT, Prince standing left holding ensign and sceptre, ЄKB in ex.

Diameter: 21 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.64 g
No notes for this coin
Cohen 103; RIC V-2, 158; Sear 12303
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An Antoninianus struck 283-285 AD in Antioch
Obverse: IMP C M AVR CARINVS PF AVG / Bust of Carinus, radiate, cuirassed, right

Reverse: VIRTVS AVGGG / Carinus standing right, holding sceptre, receiving Victory on globe from Carus standing left. Epsilon in lower centre. Mintmark XXI

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.7 g
No notes for this coin
RIC V Carus 327