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Medallion with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG Reverse: Three Monetae. MONETA AVG

Provenance

By 1950: with Edward Gans, 101 West 55th Street, New York 19, N.Y. (Gans List 3, no. 665); about 1951: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 284–286

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 080A.

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 28.44 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.1236

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions