About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the deified Emperor Carus, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.
On the back (reverse) a flaming altar is shown with an inscription on its base.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Coin Portraying Emperor Carus
- Roman Empire (Artist's nationality:)
- 282 CE–283 CE
- Diam.: 2 cm (13/16 in.)
- Gift of Robert L. Grover