Coin with head of Diocletian

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 298–299


Mint: Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.08 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

72.473.17

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: bust of Diocletian, cuirassed and radiate, right
Reverse: Diocletian and Jupiter; between: K(and Greek)gamma
CONCORDIA MILITVM

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription