Gold Ring and Coin of Diocletian

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 November 2018
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This is a gold ring with an aureus (gold coin) of the Roman Emperor Diocletian (r. 284-305 CE). The reverse of the coin (not shown here) shows four soldiers sacrificing in front of a camp. Roman period, 4th century CE; the coin is a modern copy of a silver issue of about 300 CE. From the Braybrooke Collection; bequeathed by Sir A. W. Frank. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 14). Gold Ring and Coin of Diocletian. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9449/gold-ring-and-coin-of-diocletian/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Gold Ring and Coin of Diocletian." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 14, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9449/gold-ring-and-coin-of-diocletian/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Gold Ring and Coin of Diocletian." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Nov 2018. Web. 19 Oct 2021.