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Coin of Carus.
Carus (!!)
Carus: emperor of the Roman world (282-283).


  • 224: Marcus Aurelius Carus
  • September 282: Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carus Augustus 
  • August 283: struck by lightning (?)
Successor of: Probus


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Equestrian Victory Relief of Bahram II from Naqš-i Rustam. Photo Jona Lendering,
The Sasanian king Bahram II fights against Carus

Main deeds:

Succeeded by: Numerianus, Carinus


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