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Diocletian Aureus, Antioch mint

Title: Diocletian Aureus, Antioch mint
Location/Region: Velesnica, Кladovo Municipality
Chrolonology: 1 AD - 500
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Period: Late Antiquity
Culture: Roman
Closer Dating: 287-290
Material: Gold
Dimensions: Prečnik 20 mm
Production Technique: Minting
Bibliography: M. Vasić, Zlatni i srebrni novac kasne antike (284-450), Beograd 2008: 301, kat. 444.

Description

Diocletian, Aureus, Antioch mint (287-290)

Obverse: DIOCLETIANVS – AVGVSTVS.

The emperor’s head is on the right. A laurel is on the head.

Reverse: COS – III.

The emperor on the horse on the right raising his arm.

Weight 5.45 g