Follis with bust of Diocletian

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 300–301


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.19 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1998.508

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Diocletian to right.
IMPCDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Genius standing, cornucopia in left hand, patera in right.
GENIOPOPV LIROMANI in field: B/K V in ex.: ANT

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

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