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A potin tetradrachm of the emperor Diocletian with a reverse showing Athena Coin Type: Potin tetradrachm of Diocletian, 284-305 CE
Mint and Date: Alexandria, 287-288 CE.
Size and Weight: 17mm, 7.02g
Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: Athena standing left wearing helmet and long chiton with diplois; in right hand in front, holds little Nike right bearing wreath and palm; and places left hand on shield which rests on ground behind.
Field Marks: L Δ in left field (regnal year 4).
Provenance: WCNC (Vcoins), May 2005
Ref: Milne 4851, BMC 2484
BW Ref: 003 028 030
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