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Title: Tetradrachm
Date: 284-305
Object Name: coin
Classification: Roman
Mint: Africa, Alexandria
Technique: struck
Medium: billon (BI)
Dimensions: Coin: 18 mm, 12 O'Clock, 6.95 g (11/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.25 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Eagle standing left, head back
Subject/Image: Obverse: Male bust emperor Diocletian right
Inscription: Obverse: DIOKLTIANOCCEB
Inscription: Reverse: ENATOV, L D
Description: Male bust emperor Diocletian right, laureate, inscription around/ Eagle standing left, head back, Inscription around left, numbers in field right and below
Accession Number: NG.1993.2.2582