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April 29, 2020

Domitian AR Denarius 81 CE (Group 4)

(18 mm., 2. 83 g.)

Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG PM; Head laureate right

Rev: TR P COS VII DES VIII P P ; Seat draped, above semicircular frame decorated with three crescents.

RIC 67, BMC 17

Savoca 29th Blue Auction February 23, 2020. Lot...

April 29, 2020

Domitian AR Denarius Struck 88 CE (Third Issue)

(20 mm, 2.96 g)

Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII, laureate head right
Rev: COS XIIII - LVD SAEC FEC, COS XIII across field Column inscribed LVD SAEC FEC, all within Laurel wreath.

RIC 604, RSC 70, BMC 137

Ex: Luc Co...

April 29, 2020

Titus. 79-81 AD. AR Denarius (18mm; 3.25 gm; 6h). 

Struck 79 AD June 24 - July 4

Obv: IMP T CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate. head right. 

Rev: CERES AVGVST, Ceres stg. l., holding grain ears with poppy and scepter. 

RIC 3 (R), RSC 31a, BMC 105

Akropolis coins coin #289 pur...

April 28, 2020

Vespasian AR denarius 70 CE

Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG; Laureate head right

Rev: COS ITER TR POT; Neptune standing left foot on prow, with Dolphin and trident

RIC 25 (R) BMC 14, RSC 90

Purchased from Monetarium on Ma-Shops January 13, 2020

I wanted this coin because i...

April 28, 2020

Vespasian AR Denarius 79 CE to June 24

(19mm, 3.03g.)

Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG; Head Laureate left

Rev: TR POT X COS VIIII; Capricorn left below globe

RIC 1060 (R) 

Ex: Savoca Auctions 30th blue auction Lot 1505, March 22, 2020. 

This type is seen very frequently...

April 28, 2020

VESPASIAN (69-79). Denarius. Ephesus. 
(3.00 g. 17 mm.)

Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS III TR P P P. 
Laureate head right.
Rev: PACI AVGVSTAE. 
Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm frond; monogram to right.
RIC² 1425 (R3). RSC 279 BMC p 94 note
Condition: Ve...

March 1, 2020

Domitian AR Denarius 81 CE (Group 3)

(19 mm., 3.12 g.)

Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG PM; Head laureate right

Rev: COS VII DES VIII P P ; Seat draped, above winged thunderbolt

RIC 36, RSC 62, BMC 9

Savoca 29th Blue Auction February 23, 2020. Lot 1237

There are a number of grou...

February 25, 2020

Domitian, as Augustus (AD 81-96). AR denarius 

(19mm, 3.54 gm, 6h). NGC VF 5/5 - 4/5. 

Rome, 3rd issue, AD 88. 

Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII, laureate head of Domitian left 

Rev: COS XIIII-LVD SAEC / FEC, herald advancing left, wearing feathered cap, wand out...

July 29, 2019

Domitian AR Denarius. Rome, AD 86. First Issue

3.38g, 20mm, 5h

Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P V, laureate head right 

Rev: IMP XI COS XII CENS P P P, Minerva advancing right, holding spear and shield. 

RIC 425.BMC 88, RSC 194

Roma Numismatics E-Sale 57. Thursday 30th...

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...

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