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Numismatics
Ruler: Diocletian, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 245–316, ruled A.D. 284–305
Mint: Alexandria
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Diocletian, Emperor of Rome from Alexandria

A.D. 291/292

Billon

8.7 g, 12:00, 20.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. Sidney Peerless
2001.87.4219
Geography: 
Made in Alexandria, Egypt
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Dr. Sidney A. Peerless; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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