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June 18, 2019

Vespasian AR Denarius. Rome, AD 70. 

3.18g, 18mm, 6h. 

Obv: IMP CAESAR V[ESPASIANV]S AVG, laureate head right 

Rev: COS ITER TR POT, Pax standing left, holding olive branch and caduceus. 

RIC 27. RSC 94g

Roma Numismatics E-Sale 57 Lot 840 May 30, 2019

This is a very early co...

June 18, 2019

Domitian AR Denarius 81 CE

2.9 g

Obv: Head laureate r; IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG PM

Rev: Minerva adv r with spear and shield; COS VII DES VIII PP

RIC 28 (R2)

At first glance this might seem like any regular coin of Domitian featuring Minerva on the reverse. However, this coin...

June 18, 2019

Roman empire - Domitian (81-96 AD.) silver denarius

(2.87 g 18 mm). Rome. 81 AD 
Obv: IMP CAES DOMITANVS AVG PONT, laureate head right
Rev: TR P COS VII DES VIII P P, seat, draped, above, a winged thunderbolt placed horizontally. 
RIC II 40. (R2) 

Purchased from Luc...

June 4, 2019

Titus AR Denarius 79 after July 1

18 mm 3.16 g


Rev: Venus stg r leaning on column, with helmet and spear; TR P VIIII IMP XIIII COS VII PP

RIC 35 (R) BMC 11

Purchase from Silbury Coins April 23, 2019

Though not all left fa...

June 3, 2019

Vespasian AR Denarius 76 CE


Obv: Head laureate left; IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG

Rev:Jupiter standing facing with patera over altar, IOVIS CUSTOS

RIC 850 (R2)

Rudnik Numismatics, May 10, 2019

 The Iovis Custos reverse is not a rare coin. However, there are exceptions, in...

June 3, 2019

Galba, 68-69 Denarius Tarraco (?) April to late 68, AR 

19mm., 3.33g. 

Obv: SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG PM TR P; Laureate head r. 

Rev. SPQR / OB / C-S within oak wreath. 

C 288. RIC 62.(R2)
From the M.J. Collection.

Ex: Naville Numismatics Live auction 49 Lot 439 May 12, 2019...

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