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RIC Volume V, Part II - Carus
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Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Lugdunum, Officina 1
IMP C M AVR CARVS AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIA AVG
Victory standing left on large globe, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left, captives seated on ground on either side
A in left field
22mm x 23mm, 4.03g
RIC V, Part II, 18 (C)
Ex Jean Elsen, Auction 85, Lot 371, September 2005


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Rome, Officina 1
IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
AETER_NIT IMPERI
Sol walking left, cloak flying behind, right hand raised, whip in left
KAA in exergue
21mm x 22mm, 3.77g
RIC V, Part II, 36 (C)


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Rome, Officina 2
IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
IOVI VI_CTORI
Jupiter standing left, Victory on globe in right hand, scepter in left, eagle at feet
BKA in exergue
21mm x 22mm, 3.41g
RIC V, Part II, 38 (C)


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Rome, Officina 3
IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS-AVGG
Soldier standing left, spear in left hand, leaning on shield with right
GKA in exergue
20mm x 21mm, 3.27g
RIC V, Part II, 45 (C)


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Rome, Officina 3
IMP CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS-AVGG
Soldier standing facing, head left, spear in left hand, leaning on shield with right
KAG in exergue
21mm, 3.59g
RIC V, Part II, 46 (C)
Ex Vel Garnett Collection


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Ticinum, Officina 2
IMP CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
SPES-PVBLICA
Spes walking left, flower in right hand, raising robe with left
SXXI in exergue
23mm x 24mm, 3.72g
RIC V, Part II, 82 (C)


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Ticinum, Officina 2
IMP CARVS . P . F . AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
SPES-PVBLICA
Spes walking left, flower in right hand, raising robe with left
SXXI in exergue
22mm x 24mm, 3.67g
RIC V, Part II, 82v (C for type)
Ex Jean Elsen, Auction 85, Lot 371, September 2005

Note: Variant for obverse legend device - pellets in legend not mentioned in RIC


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Ticinum, Officina 2
IMP CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right
SPES-PVBLICA
Spes walking left, flower in right hand, raising robe with left
SXXI in exergue
22mm x 23mm, 3.62g
RIC V, Part II, 82v (C for type)
Ex Jean Elsen, Auction 85, Lot 371, September 2005

Note: Variant for bust type - draped and cuirassed (type C) not attested in RIC


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-285, Ticinum, Officina 1
IMP C KARVS P F AVG
Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
VICT_ORI_A AVG
Victory walking left, holding wreath and palm
PXXI in exergue
21mm x 23mm, 4.00g
RIC V, Part II, 87 (S)


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Siscia, Officina 2
IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
RESTITVT OR_BIS
Victory standing right, presenting wreath to emperor standing left, globe in right hand, scepter in left
* / II in middle field
XXI in exergue
21mm x 23mm, 3.68g
RIC V, Part II, 106 (C)
Ex CNG, Electronic Auction 121, Lot 244, August 2005


Divus Carus, Antoninianus, After 285, Siscia, Officina 1
DIVO CARO PARTHICO
Radiate head right
CONSECRATIO AVG
Lit altar, four panels with pellet in each
A in right field
SMSXXI in exergue
21mm x 23mm, 4.24g
RIC V, Part II, 111 variant (R); La Venera 4001, Venera IV 4339-4352 (14 examples)

Note: Variant for officina mark position - SMSXXIA in exergue expected


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-285, Cyzicus, Officina 6
IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right
VICT_ORIA AVG
Victory walking left, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left over shoulder
S in exergue
22mm, 4.50g
RIC V, Part II, 120 (--)

Note: Not attested for officina 6 in RIC


Carus, Antoninianus, 282-283, Antioch, Officina 8
IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG
Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS A_VGG
Emperor standing right, parazonium in left hand, receiving Victory on globe from armored figure standing left, scepter in left
* / H in middle fields
XXI in exergue
19mm x 22mm, 4.52g
RIC V, Part II, 124 (C)


Divus Carus, Antoninianus, After 285, Antioch, Officina 4
DIVO CARO AVG
Radiate head right
CONSECRATIO
Lit, garlanded altar
D in right field
XXI in exergue
20mm x 21mm, 3.26g
RIC V, Part II, 127 (C)