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Title: Tetradrachm
Date: 284-305
Object Name: coin
Classification: Roman
Culture(s):
Roman
Mint: Africa, Alexandria
Technique: struck
Medium: billon (BI)
Dimensions: Coin: 20 mm, 12 O'Clock, 8.76 g (13/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.31 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: male figure, Zeus seated left
Subject/Image: Obverse: Male bust emperor Diocletian right
Inscription: Obverse: DIOK[L]HTIANOCCE[B]
Inscription: Reverse: L H
Description: Male bust emperor Diocletian right, laureate, inscription around/ Male figure, Zeus seated left, laureate, wearing himation over left shoulder and round legs, patera in right hand, left hand resting on upright sceptre, on throne with high back: at his feet, eagle standing with head turned back, numbers in field left and right
Accession Number: NG.1993.2.2580