In 293, Diocletian's Palace was built on a small bay on the Dalmatian coast, four miles from Salona, today's Split, Croatia.
RT85313. , , 2, 306; 33; 12635; 60 var. (1st ), EF, near full , , 4.119 g, maximum 21.6 mm, 180o, 3rd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 293 - 294 A.D.; IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; (harmony with the soldiers), standing right, receiving on globe from standing left, holding long behind in left, Γ in center, XXI• in ; $90.00 (€80.10)
In 293, Diocletian's Palace was built on a small bay on the Dalmatian coast, four miles from Salona, today's Split, Croatia. RL84203. , , 2, 306; 33; 12635; 60 var. (1st ), VF, excellent centering and strike, , 3.422 g, maximum 20.9 mm, 0o, 3rd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 293 - 294 A.D.; IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; • (harmony with the soldiers), standing right, receiving on globe from standing left, holding long behind in left, Γ in center, XXI• in ; $70.00 (€62.30)
In 291, signed peace treaties with the kingdoms of Aksum and Nubia.RA51543. , pl. XXIII, 323a (same die, 39 spec.); , 2, 28; 153; 33 var. ( ), VF, 2.785 g, maximum 22.5 mm, 180o, ( , France) mint, 290 - 291 A.D.; IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG, and mantled left, holding eagle-tipped ; IOVI , standing left, in right, leaning on long in left hand, at feet left, in ; ex J. ; $55.00 (€48.95)
, 20 November 284 - 1 May 305 A.D., Roman Provincial
or is seen with wings in most and paintings, with one of the most famous being the Winged of Samothrace. Most other winged deities in the Greek had shed their wings by Classical times. is the goddess of strength, speed, and . was a very close acquaintance of and is thought to have stood in Athena's outstretched hand in the statue of located in the Parthenon. or is also one of the most commonly portrayed figures on Greek and Roman coins.
RX79881. , 5715; 4857; 2184; 4872; p. 325, 2519; 119.48; 4064.4; -; -, VF, , nice portrait, some die wear and damage, edge crack, some light corrosion, 7.641 g, maximum 19.1 mm, 0o, mint, 29 Aug 287 - 28 Aug 288 A.D.; A K Γ OYA ∆IOKΛHTIANOC CEB, laureate and right; advancing right, raising in extended right hand, frond in left hand over left shoulder, ∆ over L (year 4) on right; $50.00 (€44.50)
In 292, the Roman general was proclaimed emperor in . For two years he ruled over , but in 294 his rebellion was crushed by Emperor .RS60443. , 435; , 2, 34; cf. 35 (1st ); 12658 var. ( ), EF, near full , , 2.795 g, maximum 22.4 mm, 0o, ( , France) mint, 292 A.D.; IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG, , draped, and right; IOVI , seated left, on globe in right hand, long behind in left, uncertain letter in ; $45.00 (€40.05)
In 293, Diocletian's Palace was built on a small bay on the Dalmatian coast, four miles from Salona, today's Split, Croatia. RA77808. , 323, 146, 72, 12654, VF, , green with highlighting earthen deposits, slightly , light marks, 2.430 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 135o, 3rd , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 290 - 294 A.D.; IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS , , draped, and right; IOV ET HERCV , standing right, over shoulders, globe in right hand, long in left hand, facing standing left, nude, offering on globe in right hand, club and Nemean lion's skin in left, crescent with horns up above Γ in center, XXI (mark of value) in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $40.00 (€35.60)
In 296, after the Sassanid Narseh declared war on and invaded , dispatched his son-in-law with a large army. was completely defeated near and forced to retreat across the Euphrates to join at Antioch. At Antioch, forced to walk, clad in the purple robes of an emperor, a mile in advance of his imperial cart. The message was clear: the loss at was not due to the failings of the soldiers, but due to the failings of their commander.RA77809. Copper post-reform , 13 or 21, 34, 12833, -, VF, green , , earthen deposits, a few scratches, 3.110 g, maximum 20.9 mm, 0o, 4th , (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, 295 - 298 A.D.; IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS , , draped, and right; (harmony with the soldiers), holding , standing left receiving on globe from who is holding a spear, H∆ in center; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $40.00 (€35.60)
, 20 November 284 - 1 May 305 A.D., Roman Provincial
The ancients did not all agree on the attributes of . A passage in affirms that many recognized in this god, , imputing healing to his intervention; some thought him identical with , the oldest deity of the Egyptians; others regarded him as , possessing universal power; but by most he was believed to be the same as Pluto, the "gloomy" Dis of the infernal regions. The general impression of the ancients seems to have been that by , was to be understood the beginning and foundation of things. consulted the oracle of for the purpose of learning whether Pluto and were different gods; and he received for an answer that Jupiter-Serapis and Pluto were one and the same divinity.RX71176. , 4781, 1954, 3210, 5622, 119.13, 2529, 980, 4025, VF, green , some earthen encrustation, 8.691 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 0o, mint, 29 Aug 285 - 28 Aug 286 A.D.; A K Γ OYAΛ ∆IOKΛHTIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, and right; standing left, wears turreted cap, of in right hand, in left hand, L - B (year 2) flanking across ; $36.00 (€32.04)
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