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Follis with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Diocletian to right. IMPCDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG Reverse: Genius standing, cornucopia in left hand, patera in right. GENIOPOPV LIROMANI in field: B/K V in ex.: ANT

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 300–301

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.19 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1998.508

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins