DIVUS CARUS, Died A.D. 283. AV Aureus (4.68 gms), Lugdunum Mint, A.D. 284. NGC Ch AU, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5. RIC-4 var. (no globus); Calico-4262 (same dies as illustration); Bastien-620 (same dies, possibly 620b). Obverse: Laureate head right; Reverse: Eagle, with head left, standing right on globus. An <strong>EXTREMELY RARE</strong> type, with Bastiens die study recording just three examples (of which this may <em>possibly </em>be 620b, the Coats 4491 specimen). Highly lustrous and very well struck, with incredible eye appeal and assuredly destined for a fine cabinet of Roman gold. From the Dr. Michael Rogers Collection.