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Numerian Antoninianus

Numerian Antoninianus, Caesar AD 282-283, Emperor AD 283-284, minted at Ticinum as Caesar AD 282-283, RIC 366a, 21 x 22 mm, 3.8 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Numerian facing right, M AVR NVMERIANVS NOB C, Reverse:  Numerian standing left, holding a wand (baton) and long scepter, PRINCIPI IVVENTVT, VXXI in exergue, an attractive coin with even light gray toning, a great (!) portrait of Numerian, a more than decently detailed Numerian on the reverse, and all inscriptions are full and clear, a lovely coin, Asking price:  $93 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Numerian Antoninianus

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Numerian Antoninianus

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Numerian Antoninianus

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Numerian Antoninianus

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