Aureus with bust of Diocletian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 286–287


Mint: Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.24 gm.

Accession Number

35.227

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Diocletian right, draped and cuirassed.
IMP CCVAL DIOCLETIANVS P.F. AVG
Reverse: Three Fates, standing each holding cornucopia, rudders between.
FATIS VICTRICIBVS In exergue: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

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