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Aureus with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Bust of Diocletian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG Reverse: Jupiter, laureate and with cloak over shoulders, stands left, thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left. IOVICONSERVA TORIAVG in field left: O in ex.: SMA and star

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 284–286

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.61 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1970.63

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins