Medallion with bust of Diocletian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 286–295


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 081.

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 24.42 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

35.693

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Diocletian, left, laureate with imperial cloak, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle.
Reverse: Three Monetae, standing left, each carrying balance and cornucopia, at feet bits of metal.

Provenance

By 1935: anonymous private collection; annonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1935

Credit Line

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