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Diocletian, 20 November 284 - 1 May 305 A.D.
In 292, the Roman general Achilleus was proclaimed emperor in Alexandria. For two years he ruled over Egypt, but in 294 his rebellion was crushed by Emperor Diocletian.
RS60443. Billon antoninianus, Bastien 435 (54 spec.); RIC V-2 34; Hunter IV 35 var. (1st officina); SRCV IV 12658 var. (obv. legend), EF, near full silvering, luster
, uneven strike, Lugdunum (Lyon, France) mint, weight 2.795g, maximum diameter 22.4mm, die axis 0o
, 8th emission, 292 A.D.; obverse IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse IOVI AVGG, Jupiter seated left, Victory on globe in right hand, long scepter behind in left, uncertain officina letter in exergue; SOLD
Catalog current as of Thursday, July 18, 2019.
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