Constantine the Great coins





Diocletian
A.D. 284- 305









London


Diocletian

       A.D. 303         

26mm     8.2gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; laureate and cuirassed bust.               

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae.

No mintmark

RIC VI London 23a




Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI London 23

 

Diocletian

      A.D. 303         

25x27mm     9.8gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; laureate and cuirassed bust.               

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae.

No mintmark

RIC VI London 23a



Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI London 23

Diocletian

A.D. 303

27x28mm 9.7gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae.

No mintmark

RIC VI London 28a


Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI London 28


Diocletian

A.D. 307

26x28mm     7.0gm

D N DIOCLETIANO P F S AVG; laureate bust right in imperial mantle, right holding olive branch, left mappa.

QVIES AVGG; Quies standing left, right holding branch downwards, left leaning on scepter.

In ex. PLN

RIC VI London 98


Diocletian QVIES AVGG London 98




Trier

Diocletian

A.D. 307

23x25mm     6.3gm

D N DIOCLETIANO P F S AVG; laureate bust right in imperial mantle, right holding olive branch, left mappa.

QVIES AVGG; Quies standing left, right holding branch downwards, left leaning on scepter; S/C across fields.

In ex. PTR

RIC VI Trier 712

Diocletian QVIES AVGG
                      Trier 712



Lyons

Diocletian

A.D. 293

Ӕ Antoninianus

21x23mm   3.3gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG; Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

PROVIDENT DEOR; Providentia standing left holding baton and sceptre with globe at feet.

In ex. II

RIC V Lyons 74; Bastien 550


Diocletian PROVIDENT DEOR Lyons 74

Diocletian I

A.D. 294

Ӕ Antoninianus

23x24mm   3.5gm

DIOCLETIANVS•P•F•AVG; Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from rear.

SALVS AVGG; Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera.

In ex. A

RIC V Lugdunum --; Bastien 624 (2 ex.)


Diocletian I SALVS AVGG Lyons Lugdunum





Diocletian

A.D. 301- 303        

26x29mm     6.7gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; laureate and cuirassed bust.              

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae; B in left field.

In ex. PLG

RIC VI Lyons 92a


Diocletian GENIO
                      POPVLI ROMANI Lyons 92




Diocletian

A.D. 307

24x26mm   6.7gm

D N DIOCLETIANO P F S AVG; laureate in imperial mantle, right holding olive branch, left mappa.

QVIES AVGVSTORVM; Quies stg. left, right holding branch, left leaning on scepter.

In ex. PLG

RIC VI Lyons 216

 

Celebrating Diocletian's retirement

Diocletian QVIES AVGVSTORVM Lyons 216




Rome

Diocletian

A.D. 290

22mm    4.7gm

IMP DIOCLE-TIANVS AVG; radiate and cuirassed bust right.

IOVI F-VLGERATORI; Jupiter, naked except for cloak over l. arm, advancing l., head r., brandishing thunderbolt. At feet left., eagle standing l., head right.

In ex. XXIB

RIC V Rome 167; Hunter 26


Diocletian IOVI FVLGERATORI Rome 167





Diocletian

A.D. 290

22x24mm    3.0gm

IMP DIOCLE-TIANVS AVG; radiate and cuirassed bust right.

IOVI F-VLGERATORI; Jupiter, naked except for cloak over l. arm, advancing l., head r., brandishing thunderbolt. At feet left., eagle standing l., head right.

In ex. XXIΔ

RIC V Rome 167; Hunter 26


Diocletian IOVI FVLGERATORI Rome 167





Ticinum

Diocletian

A.D. 285

23mm   4.5gm

IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

IOVI CONSERVAT; Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt, small figure at left.

In ex. QXXIT

RIC V Ticinum 220


Diocletian IOVI CONSERVAT Ticinum 220



Diocletian

A.D. 292

Æ Antoninianus

21x24mm   3.6gm

IMP C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG- radiate and cuirassed bust

IOVI CONSERVAT- Jupiter standing, looking right, holding thunderbolt and scepter, in left field delta

In ex. XXIT

RIC V-2 Ticinum 232



Diocletian IOVI CONSERVAT Ticinum 232



Diocletian

A.D. 300- 303

25x26mm   9.5gm

IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right.

SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae.

In ex. PT dot

RIC VI Ticinum 43a


Diocletian SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
                        Ticinum 43a




Aquileia

Diocletian

A.D. 301

26x27mm    9.5gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG; laureate head right.

SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae, V in right.

In ex. AQS

RIC VI Aquileia 31a

Diocletian SACRA
                      MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR Aquileia 31a






Diocletian

A.D. 306

26x29mm   10.00gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG; laureate head right.

SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae, crescent in left and VI in right.

In ex. AQP

RIC VI Aquileia 39a



Diocletian SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
                        Aquileia 39a







Carthage

Diocletian

A.D. 297- 298

26mm   9.3gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG; laureate head right.

FELIX ADVENT AVGG NN; Africa standing left, holding labarum and tusk; at feet, lion with captured bull, in left field H

in ex. PKP

RIC VI Carthage 23a

 

RIC only lists this issue for Diocletian with an “I” in the left field.
This type references the victory of Maximianus over the Quinquegentiani -- a rebellious tribe in North Africa.



Diocletian FELIX ADVENT AVGG NN Carthage
                        23a


Diocletian

A.D. 297- 298

27x29mm    8.2gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; laureate bust right.

FELIX ADVENT AVGG NN; Africa standing facing, head left, in long drapery with elephant- skin head-dress, right holding standard, left tusk, at feet to left lion with captured bull, in right field I.

In ex. PKA

RIC VI Carthage 25a

 

This type references the victory of Maximianus over the Quinquegentiani -- a rebellious tribe in North Africa.


Diocletian FELIX ADVENT AVGG NN Carthage
                        25a

Diocletian

A.D. 303

27x28mm    9.7gm

IMP DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; Laureate head right.

SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART; Carthage standing facing, head left, holding fruits in both hands.

In ex. A

RIC VI Carthage 31a


This type references the victory of Maximianus over the Quinquegentiani -- a rebellious tribe in North Africa.

Diocletian SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART
                        Carthage 31a



Thessalonica


Diocletian

A.D. 298- 299        

29mm     10.1gm

IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG; laureate head.                

GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera from which liquid flows, left cornucopiae.

In ex. TSA

RIC VI Thessalonica 19a



Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Thessalonica
                        19



Heraclea

Diocletian

A.D. 292

21x22mm  4.2gm

IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped and cuirassed bust right.

CONCORDIA MILI-TVM, Diocletian standing right in military dress, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter leaning on scepter, HB between.

In ex. •XXI•

RIC V Heraclea 284

Diocletian
                      CONCORDIA MILITVM RIC V Heraclea 284







Diocletian

A.D. 294

19.5 mm 3.5gm

IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped and cuirassed bust right.

CONCORDIA MILI-TVM, Diocletian standing right in military dress, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter leaning on scepter, HA between.

RIC VI Heraclea 13

Diocletian CONCORDIA MILITVM Heraclea 13


Diocletian

        A.D. 297- 298          

27mm     9.5gm

IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; laureate head.                

GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae.

In ex. HTB

RIC VI Heraclea 19a


Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Heraclea 19



Cyzicus


Diocletian

A.D. 295-6

28mm 10.2gm

IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG laureate head right

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Genius standing left, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder & modius on head, with patera from which liquor flows

In ex. K gamma

RIC VI Cyzicus 10a


Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Cyzicus 10a

Diocletian

A.D. 295-6

25mm   7.9gm

IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG laureate head right

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Genius standing left, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder & modius on head, with patera from which liquor flows

In ex. KS

RIC VI Cyzicus 12a

Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Cyzicus 12a





Antioch

Diocletian

A.D. 285

Æ Antoninianus

21mm   3.8gm

IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG, Jupiter standing right, holding globe and sceptre, facing Hercules standing left, holding victory, club and lion's skin; between them star over H.

In ex. XXI

RIC Vii Antioch 323



Diocletian IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG Antioch
                        323


Diocletian

A.D. 284

Æ Antoninianus

21x23mm 3.2gm

IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG- radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG- Diocletian standing right receiving Victory from Jupiter standing left with long scepter; A in center

in ex. XXI

RIC V Antioch 324



Diocletian IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG Antioch
                        324


Diocletian

A.D. 302- 303

25x26mm  8.9gm

IMP C DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG; laureate head right

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing left, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder & modius on head, with patera from which liquor flows; B in right field.

In ex. ANT✶

RIC VI Antioch 56a


Diocletian GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Antioch 56





Tripolis


Diocletian

A.D. 285- 290

22mm     4.5gm

IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed.

IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter presenting Victory on globe to Emperor, TR between them.

In ex. palm branch XXI

RIC V Tripolis 329


Diocletian IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG Tripolis
                        329




Alexandria

Diocletian

A.D. 308

24x25mm   6.1gm

DN DIOCLETIANO BAEATISS; Laureate and mantled bust r., holding olive-branch and mappa.

PROVIDENTIA DEORVM; Providentia standing r., extending hand to Quies standing l., holding branch and leaning on scepter, in center field ∆ over XK.

In ex. ALE

RIC VI Alexandria 80

 

Post-abdication issue

Diocletian PROVIDENTIA DEORVM Alexandria
                        80

Diocletian

A.D. 308

Æ Half Follis

19x21mm 3.3gm

DN DIOCLETIANO FELICIS; Laureate and mantled bust r., holding olive-branch and mappa.

PROVIDENTIA DEORVM; Providentia standing r., extending hand to Quies standing l., holding branch and leaning on scepter.

In ex. ALE, in center field ∆

RIC VI Alexandria 93a

 

Post-abdication issue


Diocletian PROVIDENTIA DEORVM Alexandria
                        93



modified on 29 Jan 2017

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