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Follis with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Laureate, mantled bust of Diocletian right, holding olive branch and mappa. DNDIOCLETIANOFELICISSIMOSENAVG Reverse: Providentia extending hand to Quies who leans on scepter at right. Between: B PROVIDENTIADEORVMQVIESAVGG 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. 308–310

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 9.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.509

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins