Roman AE of Diocletian (AD284-305) NGC(VF)

DIOCLETIAN(AE1;2)NGC
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Roman AE of Diocletian (AD284-305) NGC(VF)

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  • Order Code: DIOCLETIAN(AE1;2)NGC
  • Grade/Condition: (VF) Very Fine
  • Size: 19.8-27.5 mm
  • Weight/Dimensions: 49.64 g | 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
  • Metal: Bronze
  • Obverse: Portrait of the Emperor
  • Reverse: Various reverses feature mythological and military themes
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Diocletian assumed command in 284, closing the book on five decades of near-anarchy. He ruled with an iron fist, stamping out Christians where he could. He is best remembered today for his Palace, an architectural model for the Adam houses of the late 19th century.