Under Carus (with one son, Carinus, left to look after the west and another, Numerian, with him in the East), Carus died in A.D. 284 during the war, Numerian was murdered on the way back and Carinus assassinated, leaving Diocletian in power.
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Carus A.D. 282-283
|NAC 24, lot 222||aureus||IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG / ORIENS CARI AVG||Sol standing L, holding whip in L hand and raising R hand; in exergue, crescent|
|Calico 4262a||aureus||DIVO CARO PARTHICO / CONSECRATIO AVG||eagle stand. facing on globe, head R, wings spread; legend around|
|anton||DIVO CARO PERS / CONSECRATIO||eagle stand. R, head L, wings spread; in exergue [K]A dotted-crescent A (where KA is Greek number 21, and the dotted-crescent A is the officina)|
VII, lot 363
|anton||DIVO CARO PARTHICO / CONSECRATIO AVG||eagle stand., L head R, wings spread, before eagle letter A; in exergue SMSXXI|
|RIC 108||anton||DIVO CARO PARTHICO / CONSECRATIO||eagle stand. R on globe, head L, wings spread; A in field R; in exergue XXI|
|RIC 111||anton||DIVO CARO PARTHICO / CONSECRATIO AVG||altar (posthumous issue); in exergue SMSXXIA|
|RIC 111 variant||anton||DIVO CARO PARTHICO / CONSECRATIO AVG||altar (posthumous issue); A in field R; in exergue SMSXXI|
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