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    Lustrous Diocletian Aureus, Ex-Huntington

    Diocletian (AD 284-305). AV aureus (20mm, 5.20 gm, 6h).  Cyzicus, AD 286-287. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian right / IOVI CO-NSER-VATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter; S C * in exergue. Calic├│ 4500 (same obverse die). RIC 297 variant (no star in exergue). Depeyrot 5/6 variant (no star in exergue). Cohen 254. Lukanc 12 (this coin cited). Struck on a broad flan and fully lustrous. NGC AU? 5/5 - 5/5.

    Ex Archer M. Huntington-American Hispanic Society Collection. (Sotheby's New York, March 8 2012, part of). 


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