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Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Diocletian

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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of bust of Diocletian to right, wearing paludamentum. AK [inscription]. Reverse: Elpis standing left, holding flower in right hand and raising skirt in left. In field left: L in field right: B (?)

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 286–287

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

13.746

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins