Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary

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  1. CHARLES GINETTO

    CHARLES GINETTO Active Member

    This monarch is so ugly that I can't sell it for anything. DSCN0007.JPG DSCN0008.JPG
     
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  3. John Anthony

    John Anthony Ultracrepidarian Supporter

    The laurel wreath on his bald head doesn't help either.
     
  4. Roman Collector

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    Yes! Carus says you need a radiate crown to show off that chrome dome!

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    Carus, AD 282-283.
    Roman billon Antoninianus, 3.57 g, 21 mm, 6 h.
    Antioch, AD 282.
    Obv: IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust, right.
    Rev: VIRTVS AVGG, emperor standing right, holding parazonium and receiving Victory on globe from Carinus (or Jupiter) standing left, holding scepter; A//XXI .
    Refs: RIC 124C; Cohen 116; RCV 12188.
     
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