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Roman Empire, Carinus PRINCIPI IVVENTVT
Ex Forum. Silvered antoninianus, RIC -, EF, 4.94g, 24.6mm, 180o, Ticinum mint, obverse M AVR CARINVS NOB C, radiate draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse PRINCIPI IVVENTVT, Carinus standing left holding standard and spear, IXXI? in exergue; struck with damaged die (exergue); very rare

Variety not listed in RIC. RIC lists holding globe and spear and other similar types, but not the combination of spear and standard.

Three specimens in the Venera Hoard, all with VXXI in exergue.
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Ed D  [Jun 21, 2010 at 08:51 AM]
Your coin is from the 1th emission Oct. 282, note the dots in the obverse legend. In exergue VXXI or VIXXI. Regards Ed D.