Roman Coins of the Tetarchy of Diocletian
 & the Age of Constantine


The Background shows the Tetarchy of the 4 Emperors


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Diocletian
Emperor 284 - 305 AD
nummus, bronze with silvered surfaces
CNG fixed price list, 1989

Nummus or Follis? This coin was also referred to as a follis. Recent research indicates that they are more properly call a nummus. Follis was used in past literature and most people are familiar with the follis designation .
weight= 10.429 g
unc with much original silvering on surfaces (as described by CNG).

There is an extensive discussion of Tetarchy-era folles on Coin Talk:
Roman Nummi (folli) of the Late 3rd - Early 4th Century



Constantine
Emperor 307 - 337 AD
nummus or follis, struck 307 AD
Leu Numismatik, 4, #741
26mm dia, weight= 7.24 g

Constantine II
Emperor 337 - 340 AD
milarense,
Harlan J Berk

weight= g

Julian "The Apostate"
r. 360 - 363 AD
follis 361-363 AD
Gorney & Mosch, auc 257, Oct 15,2018, lot# 986

weight= 8.99 g
There is also an excellent book on Julian the Apostate

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