Medallion with bust of Diocletian

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 284–286


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 080A.

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 28.44 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.1236

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right.
IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Three Monetae.
MONETA AVG

Provenance

By 1950: with Edward Gans, 101 West 55th Street, New York 19, N.Y. (Gans List 3, no. 665); about 1951: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

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