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Title: Tetradrachm
Date: 282-283
Object Name: coin
Classification: Roman
Mint: Africa, Alexandria
Technique: struck
Medium: billon (BI)
Dimensions: Coin: 18 mm, 12 O'Clock, 7.46 g (11/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.26 oz.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Bust Carinus right
Subject/Image: Reverse: Tyche standing left
Inscription: Reverse: L A
Description: Bust Carinus right laureate and cuirassed. Inscription around./ Tyche stg. l., w. rudder in r. hand, and cornucopia in l. hand.; L A in field left. Border of dots.
Accession Number: NG.1993.2.453