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June 16, 2020

Domitian. AD 81-96. AR Denarius 

(17.5mm, 3.47 g, 6h). Rome mint. 

Struck 13 September-31 December AD 81. 

Obv: Laureate head right; IMP CAESAR DOMITANVS AVG

Rev: Pulvinar (throne) of Jupiter and Juno: square seat, draped, with tassels: it has a triangular frame on it...

June 16, 2020

Domitian AR Quinarius 75 CE

(14mm 1.48g)

Obv: Laureate head right; CAES AVG F DOMIT COS II

Rev: Victory advancing right with wreath and palm; VICTORIA AVGVSTI

RIC 560 [VESP] ; BMC p. 23 + and plate 3, 19; RSC 632

Purchased from INumis May 25, 2020

 I have no idea why this lo...

June 4, 2020

Domitian AR Denarius 88 CE (First Issue)
Obv: Laureate head right; IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERMAN PM TR P VII
Rev: Minerva standing left with spear; IMP XIII COS XIIII CENS PPP
RIC 585 (R2); BMC P. 325 note; RSC 233a
Purchased from Victor's Imperial Coins May 10, 2020.

So th...

May 8, 2020

Domitian (81-96). AR Denarius 88 CE September 14 - 89 CE- September 13 (sixth issue)

(18 mm 3.42 g)

Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM PM TR P VIII. Laureate head right. 

Rev: IMP XXI COS XIIII CENS PPP. Minerva standing left, holding thunderbolt and spear; shield at her l...

April 30, 2020

Domitian AR Denarius Unknown mint in Asia Minor. ‘O’ mint. 76 CE

(3.13g)

Obv: CAES AVG F DOMIT COS III; Head Laureate right, a small ‘O’ is visible below the neck truncation. 

Rev: PRINCEP IVVENTVT; SPES standing left with flower

RIC 1489 (R2); BMC 481 [VESPASIAN]; RSC 375...

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...

March 19, 2020

Domitian AR denarius 81 CE (Group 4)

18 mm 3.16 g

Obv: IMP CAES DIVI VESP F DOMITIAN AVG PM; Head laureate right

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

RIC 72 (R2).

Lazooro on Delcampe January 11, 2019 

 This coin is rare because of the Obverse...

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...

March 1, 2020

Domitian AR Denarius 85 CE (fourth Issue)

(20.00 mm 3.35 g) 

Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG – GERM P M TR P IIII, laureate head right, wearing aegis

Rev: IMP VIIII COS XI – CENS POT P P Minerva standing left, holding spear in right hand

Ref.: RIC II 339 (R2), RSC 180a, BMC 8...

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