DIOCLETIAN, A.D. 284-305. AV Aureus (5.30 gms), Cyzicus Mint, A.D. 290. NGC Ch AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5. RIC-288; Dep-9/1; Calico-4446. Obverse: Laureate head right; Diocletian, raising hand, riding horse right. A very well centered striking, this alluring issue presents seemingly nothing in the way of handling and retains an incredible degree of radiating brilliance. A dazzling specimen that is sure to engage the viewer and commandingly capture attention. Ex: Florange & Ciani (2/1923) Lot # 190.