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Title: Tetradrachm
Date: 282-283
Object Name: coin
Classification: Roman
Mint: Africa, Alexandria
Technique: struck
Medium: billon (BI)
Dimensions: Coin: 19 mm, 12 O'Clock, 8.26 g (3/4 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.29 oz.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Bust Carinus right.
Subject/Image: Reverse: Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia
Inscription: Reverse: L A
Inscription: Obverse: AKMA KA PINOC K
Description: Bust Carinus right laureate and cuirassed. Inscription around. Border of dots./ Tyche standing left holding rudder in right hand, and cornucopi' in left hand.; L A in upper field left. Border of dots
Accession Number: NG.1993.2.456