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Numerian, February or March 283 - October or November 284 A.D.
Numerian was the son of Carus and was raised to the rank of Caesar after his father's accession. During the campaign against the Persians he was declared co-emperor by his father, and after Carus' death led the Roman army back into Roman territory. Near Heraclea, Numerian was discovered murdered in his litter.
RA87844. Billon antoninianus, Hunter 1V 1 (also KAA); RIC V-2 424; La VenŤra 3768 - 3773; Pink VI-2, p. 38, series 5; SRCV III 12407, Cohen VI 10, aVF, bumps and scratches, corrosion, 1st officina, Rome mint, weight 3.864g, maximum diameter 20.4mm, die axis 180o
, Nov 284 - summer 285 A.D.; obverse DIVO NVMERIANO
, radiate head right; reverse CONSECRATIO, eagle standing facing, head left, tail left, wings spread, KAA in exergue; $135.00
Catalog current as of Monday, August 19, 2019.
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