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Coin Portraying Emperor Diocletian

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

302-303

Artist:

Roman, minted in Trier

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Diocletian.
The back (reverse) depicts a genius holding a shallow dish called a patera.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Diocletian

Origin

Trier

Date

302 CE–303 CE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam. 2.9 cm; 10.29 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Roger Trienens

Reference Number

1996.348

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