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Diocletian, Latin: Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Augustus), born Diocles (244–312), was a Roman emperor from 284 to 305. Born to a family of low status in the Roman province of Dalmatia, Diocletian rose through the ranks of the military to become cavalry commander to the Emperor Carus. After the deaths of Carus and his son Numerian on campaign in Persia, Diocletian was proclaimed emperor. The title was also claimed by Carus' other surviving son, Carinus, but Diocletian defeated him in the Battle of the Margus. Diocletian's reign stabilized the empire and marks the end of the Crisis of the Third Century.

51st Emperor of the Roman Empire

Reign 20 November 284 – July 285 (in competition with Carinus)
July 285 – 1 April 286 (alone)
1 April 286 – 1 May 305 (as Augustus of the east, with Maximian as Augustus of the west)

Predecessor Carinus

Successor Constantius Chlorus and Galerius

Born c. 22 December 244
Salona (now Solin, Croatia)

Died 3 December 312 (aged 67)
Aspalathos (now Split, Croatia)

Burial Diocletian's Palace in Aspalathos.

Spouse Prisca

Issue Valeria

Full name
Diocles (full name unknown) (from birth to accession);
Caesar Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Augustus (as emperor)


291-292 AD.

Egypt

Obv: DIOKLHTI-ANOC CEB, laureate head right

Rev: L-H, Zeus standing left, chlamys over left arm, holding patera and sceptre, eagle at foot left.

Year 7 = 291-292 AD.

Mint: Alexandria (Egypt)

specifications.
• Potin (billon) 1% silver alloy composition
• 19 mm Diameter
• 7.9 grams weight
• VF grade

• German found

In excellent condition. as per pics.

The photos are of the actual coin you are bidding on.

This coin is 1700+ years old

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  • Seller location: Hawera, Taranaki, NZ

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