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|Material Type:||Real object|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Diocletian, Emperor of Rome; Rome. Sovereign (284-305 : Diocletian)
|Notes:||Depicts right bust of Emperor Diocletian (laureate) with obverse legend of "IMP . C . C . VAL . DIOCLETIANVS P . F . AVG." Reverse legend depicts allegorical figure of Genius (Genius, Spirit) holding patera (libation bowl) and cornucopiae with inscription of "GENIO POPVLI ROMANI." Mint-mark of "HT"(Heraclea) located at bottom of reverse.
Heraclea (now Erekli, Turkey) was a town in Bythinia, a district in Asia Minor on the S. coast of the Black Sea.
|Description:||1 coin : bronze follis ; 17 mm. in diam.|