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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.429.283
People
Diocletian, Roman (r. 284 - 305 CE)
Title
Follis of Diocletian, Alexandria
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 301
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Alexandria (Egypt)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/179056
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.81 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
follis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC VI, p. 665, 32a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.429.283
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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