Baldwin’s and their partners began 2014 in style at the ‘New York International Numismatic Convention’.
Featured in the January 8, New York Sale
XXII they staged with Dmitry Markov and M&M Numismatics Ltd,
the gold aureus pictured here depicting Carinus and Numerian from
the Mint of Lugdunum was struck in 284AD.
It was struck when Carinus and his brother
were co-emperors following the death of their father Carus. Carinus
took the western half of the empire while Numerian was in the East.
However, their joint rule was short-lived, as Numerian was murdered
by his soldiers who preferred to install Diocletian as emperor.
Estimated at $30,000, the hammer fell at
There will be more on this sale and the
other NY Inc auctions in a future issue.