EGYPT, Alexandria. Carinus

~CE 283

(account of the exact years of his reign and coins vary slightly among references)

potin tetradrachm, 18 mm, 6.7 gm

Obv: AKMAKAPINOCCEB; laureate cuirassed bust right

Rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; LA in left field; star in right field

Ref: Emmett 4012(1-A), R3. Milne 4688

purchased on eBay Apr 2014

Translation of legend abbreviations:

A(VTOKPATΩP)   K(AICAP)  M(APKOC)   A(VPHΛIOC)   KAPINOC   CEB(ACTOC)

Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carinus Augustus

L A

year 1