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Aureus with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Bust of Diocletian right, draped and cuirassed. IMP CCVAL DIOCLETIANVS P.F. AVG Reverse: Three Fates, standing each holding cornucopia, rudders between. FATIS VICTRICIBVS In exergue: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 286–287

Mint

Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.24 gm.

Accession Number

35.227

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

212C

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins