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Follis with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Diocletian to right. (Smaller bust.) IMPDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG Reverse: Genius standing, cornucopia in left hand, patera in right. In exergue: AQS GENIOPOPV LI ROMANI

Provenance

By 1963: from a hoard of Tetrarch coins with Patriciades in Athens, Greece (said to have been found near Salonika); 64.175-64.276 were purchased in 1963 from Patriciades by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned by MFA, March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 296

Mint

Aquileia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 9.11 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.216

Medium or Technique

Bronze (silvered)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins