This announces that , who has the world in his , is bringing an age of fortune.
RB71344. , , 2, 152, 492; 13; 117; - 2, p. 22; 12305, aEF, fantastic , perfect centering, 4.691 g, maximum 22.6 mm, 0o, 4th , ( , France) mint, 2nd emission of , October 282 A.D.; CARINVS NOBIL , and left, spear (or ?) over shoulder in right, ornamented with of in left; , standing right, transverse spear in right, globe in left, D right; beautiful coin!; $720.00 (€626.40)
When this coin was struck in 282, was the Prince of Youth, full of promise. Later he would be remembered as one of the worst . This infamy is, however, likely fiction, supported by himself. For example, the (unreliable) Augusta has marrying nine wives, while neglecting to mention his only real wife, , by whom he had a son, Nigrinianus. After his death, Carinus' memory was officially condemned in the Roman proceeding known as . His name, along with that of his wife, was erased from inscriptions.
RS71588. , 390 (LV 4227); , 2, 182; 97; 71; VI-2, p. 28; 12302, EF, most remains, and struck, nice portrait, some , 4.627 g, maximum 23.0 mm, 0o, 4th , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 2nd issue as , 282 - 283 A.D.; CARINVS NOB , , draped and right; , standing left, globe in extended right hand, spear vertical behind in left hand, bound captive seated left at feet on left, QXXI in ; $250.00 (€217.50)
This coin is dedicated to the goddess for her quality of preserving the public peace by keeping the army true to its allegiance.
RB72410. , , 2, 253; 28; - 2, p. 37; 12344; 30 var (crescent in ), gVF, and struck, some light corrosion, 3.619 g, maximum 22.7 mm, 180o, 5th , Rome mint, 283 - 285 A.D.; IMP CARINVS , and right, slight drapery on far shoulder; , standing left, in each hand, KAE in ; ex I. Collection; $125.00 (€108.75)
In Roman mythology, was the minor goddess of trade and honest merchants. was also the personification of the virtues equity and fairness of the emperor ( ). The , a natural emblem of equity, express righteousness. The signifies the prosperity which results from and . RS73892. , 212, 533, - 2 p. 22, 8, 12339, gVF, nice portrait, well struck, some , 3.774 g, maximum 22.7 mm, 0o, ( , France) mint, 283 A.D.; IMP C CARINVS AVG, , draped and right; AEQVITAS , standing slightly left, in right, in left, A (1st ) right; ex J. ; $125.00 (€108.75)
ruled at a time when (valor, courage) was an essential attribute for the emperor. Although the empire had recovered significantly from the low point of the third century decline, Pax Romana was only a distant and faded memory. The fortune of the empire greatly depended on the of the emperor. Some references identify the figures on the as and .
RA73657. , , 2, 325; 184; 47 var ( ); 12362, aEF/VF, nice portrait, , crack, 3.933 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 180o, 2nd , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 284 A.D.; IMP C CARINVS , right; , Emperor standing right, short in left hand, facing Jupiter on right, standing left, with right hand offering on globe, long vertical behind in left hand, B in lower center, XXI in ; ex (2006); $65.00 (€56.55)
is the personification of the ability to foresee and make provision. She was among the embodiments of virtues that were of the Imperial cult of ancient Rome. figures in art, cult, and literature, but has little or no mythology as such.RS60035. , , 2, 303; 111; -2, p. 28; 12353, -, VF, 4.146 g, maximum 22.0 mm, 0o, 6th , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 4th emission, 283 A.D.; IMP CARINVS , , draped and right; , standing left, heads of grain downward in right hand over at feet on left, in left hand, VIXXI in ; $50.00 (€43.50)
The Roman poet Ovid tells the story of the : 'Most beings spring from other individuals; but there is a certain kind which reproduces itself. The Assyrians call it the . It does not live on fruit or flowers, but on frankincense and odoriferous gums. When it has lived five hundred years, it builds itself a nest in the branches of an oak, or on the top of a tree. In this it collects cinnamon and spikenard, and myrrh, and of these materials builds a pile on which it deposits itself, and dying, breathes out its last breath amidst odors. From the body of the parent bird, a young issues forth, destined to live as long a life as its predecessor. When this has grown up and gained sufficient strength, it lifts its nest from the tree (its own cradle and its parent's sepulcher), and carries it to the city of in , and deposits it in the temple of the Sun.'
RB50696. , , 2, 244; 10; - 2, pp. 38 - 39; 12340; -, aVF, 3.089 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 180o, 3rd , Rome mint, 5th emission, 284 - 285 A.D.; IMP CARINVS , and right; AETERNIT AVG, standing left, on globe in right hand, raising robe with left, KAΓ in ; $45.00 (€39.15)
RB73691. , , 2, 161; 1857 - 1891 (LV 4223); 91; 6; -, F, , green , scratches, crack, 3.389 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 0o, 6th , Rome mint, as , 282 A.D.; CARINVS NOB , , , and draped right; , standing left, globe in right, spear (or long ) vertical behind in left hand, SKA in ; $45.00 (€39.15)
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