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Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 1077. Estimate $5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CARINUS. 283-285 AD. Æ Medallion (23.24 gm, 6h). Siscia mint. Struck 283 AD. IMP C M AVR CARINVS P F AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from front / MO-NETA AV-GG, the three Monetae standing facing, heads left, each holding scale in their right hands above a stack of coins at their feet, and cornucopiae in their left hands. Gnecchi II pg. 121, 6 and pl. 122, 8; Pink VI/2, pg. 44; Toynbee -; Dressel -; BMCREM pg. 78, 1; MRV -; MFA -; Cohen 58. Good VF, mottled brown patina, traces of silvering. ($5000)

From the Michael Weller Collection. Ex Lanz 109 (27 May 2002), lot 811 (expertly conserved since); Leo Benz Collection (Lanz 100, 20 November 2000), lot 441; Leu 25 (23 April 1980), lot 414.