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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
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
, France) mint, weight
2.795g, maximum diameter
22.4mm, die axis
, 8th emission, 292 A.D.; obverse
IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG, radiate
, draped, and cuirassed bust
seated left, Victory
on globe in right hand, long scepter
behind in left, uncertain officina
letter in exergue
Catalog current as of Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
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