One of the most visionary rulers of classical Rome, Diocletian left a lasting mark upon the world. He brought order and stability back to the Roman Empire after decades of turmoil. His reforms set the course of history for centuries to come. In this small bronze portrait, we can detect some of the ambition and talent that made Diocletian a great emperor. Those who first held and used this coin were witnesses to history. Whoever holds it today in its superb setting is certain to create a little history of their own.