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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, CARUS. Commemorative Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria. Struck A.D.283 - 284
Obverse: ΘEω KAPω CEB. Laureate head of Carus facing right.
Reverse: AΦIEPωCIC. Round, burning and garlanded altar on base, star in upper left field.
GICV : 4777 | Emmett 3995.

This coin is an undated posthumous type struck under Carinus and Numerian and bearing the legend AΦIEPωCIC, one of the most interesting features of the Alexandrian coinage of Marcus Aurelius Carus.
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