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Antoninianus of Diocletian

Bronze antoninianus, 24mm, 3.07gm, issued AD 290-294. Antioch mint.

Obv: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right.

Rev: IOV ET HERC CONSER AVGG, Jupiter holding sceptre standing facing Hercules holding Victory and club.

References: Sear 12654, RIC 323.

Jupiter and Hercules were the 'mascot' gods of Diocletian and his companion Maximianus.

1705AND04   |   Fine   |   SOLD