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October 30, 2019

Domitian, AR Denarius 81-96 CE. (81 CE Group 4)

Obv: Laureate head right; IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG PONT

Rev: Tripod with fillets; dolphin above; TR P COS VII DES VIII P P

RIC: 73 (R3) Not in the RIC plates

Purchased from Barakat Gallery Los Angeles

I was very happy to grab thi...

October 11, 2019

Domitian AR Denarius 81 CE (Group 3) Rome

(20 mm )

Obv: Head laureate right; IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG PONT

Rev: Minerva standing left with victory and spear, shield at feet; COS VII DES VIII P P

RIC 29 (R3)

Purchased from ebay October 3, 2019.

I was very pleased to grab this...

October 11, 2019

Domitian, 81-96. Prototype struck 76.
Limes denarius. 19 mm. 2.56 grams.
Pegasus, COS IIII above.
A desirable type, but this one is in base metal-- a "limes" denarius.
Sear I 2637. BMC (Vespasian) 193.
An ancient imitation from the borderlands.

Purchased from Warren Est...

October 11, 2019

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Tetradrachm 

(27mm, 14.56 g, 12h). 

In the name and types of the Seleucid king Philip I Philadelphus. Dated year 26 of the Caesarean Era (24/23 BC). 

Obv: Diademed head of Philip I right within fillet borde...

October 11, 2019

Rome mint, 81 AD
Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG PONT; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: COS VII DES VIII P P; Curule chair, wreath above
RIC 21 (R2). Not in RIC plates. BMC p. 299 note. RSC 58
Ex: Harry N. Sneh Collection

Ex: David Atherton Collection

Though I a...

October 11, 2019

Domitian AR Denarius, 81 CE (Group 3)

Rome mint, 81 AD
Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG PONT; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: COS VII DES VIII P P; Seat, draped; above, winged thunderbolt
RIC 34 (R3). BMC -. RSC -
Ex: Harry N. Sneh Collection.

Ex: David Athe...

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