A coin of Diocletian (obverse)

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A coin of Diocletian (obverse)

This bronze coin of the emperor Diocletian, who ruled from AD 284-305, was found in the garden of 39, Pinhoe Road, Exeter, c. 1898. The obverse side here clearly shows the royal portrait and titles IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG. The reverse side shows the spirit of the Roman people (GENIO POPULI ROMANI).

Acknowledgments: © Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter City Council

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