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Medallion with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Bust of Diocletian, left, laureate with imperial cloak, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle. Reverse: Three Monetae, standing left, each carrying balance and cornucopia, at feet bits of metal.

Provenance

By 1935: anonymous private collection; annonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 286–295

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 081.

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 24.42 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

35.693

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions