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Coin with head of Diocletian

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Obverse: bust of Diocletian, cuirassed and radiate, right Reverse: Diocletian and Jupiter; between, KG; CONCORDIA MILITUM

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 298–299

Mint

Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.08 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

72.473.17

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins