In 85 A.D., the under invaded . Rome repulsed the invasion but hostilities continued. In 86, at the First Battle of Tapae, Cornelius Fuscus, the Praetorian prefect, was encircled and died along with his entire army. The First Dacian War ended in 88 A.D., when agreed to become a client of Rome. He received money, craftsmen and war machines to protect the borders ( ) of the Roman Empire.
RS72967. Silver , , 1, 344 (R2); 87; 186; -; -, cf. 2727 (TR P IIII), VF, , nice , 3.435 g, maximum 19.7 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 5th issue of 85 A.D.; DOMIT AVG V, laureate right; IMP COS XI P P, standing left, helmeted and draped, thunderbolt in right, spear vertical behind in left, grounded at feet behind; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, the entire 5th issue of 85 A.D. is very , the last and only sale of this recorded on Coin Archives was in 2003!; very ; $500.00 (€440.00)
This is missing from the major collections and, other than the recently updated , 1, unpublished in the primary references. This specimen is a modified TRP XI IMP XXII coin with an added second I. The added I is smaller and incomplete, just as it is on the 735 plate coin, which is from the same die (that coin is also from the Jyrki Muona Collection).
SH72945. Silver , , 1, 735 (R2, plate coin from the same die); -; -; -; -; -, aVF, nice portrait, , on a , a few light scratches, 3.562 g, maximum 19.7 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 1 Jan - 13 Sep 92 A.D.; DOMIT AVG XI, laureate right; IMP XXII COS XVI (modified from IMP XXI), standing left, helmeted and draped, thunderbolt in right, spear vertical behind in left, grounded at feet behind; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; very ; $400.00 (€352.00)
, 13 September 81 - 18 September 96 A.D.
Jupiter or , Zeus to the Greeks, was the of the gods and the god of sky and thunder, and of laws and social order. As the deity of ancient Rome, he was the chief god of the Capitoline Triad, with his sister and wife . The father of , he is therefore the grandfather of and , the legendary founders of Rome.
RB72831. , , 1, 702; 439, 476; 176; 314; cf. 2766 ( ), attractive F, excellent portrait, nice chocolate tone, uneven strike with some unstruck and top of weak, light corrosion, 25.472 g, maximum 34.7 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 90 - 91 A.D.; DOMIT AVG COS XV P P, laureate right; , Jupiter seated left, nude to waist, around hips and legs, feet on footstool, standing left raising wreath in his extended right hand, long vertical behind in his left hand, S C in ; $350.00 (€308.00)
, 13 September 81 - 18 September 96 A.D., Capta, ,
Capta issue minted at , . After Herod's death, was the seat of the Roman procurator and capital of Roman for about 500 years. A riot in 66 A.D. between Syrians and Jews in the city led to the First Jewish Revolt. Paul was delivered to when his life was threatened in Jerusalem (Acts 9:30). From , Paul departed to Tarsus, his birthplace. Paul met the church in (Acts 18:22; 21:8,16). Finally, Paul was taken prisoner (Acts 23:23,33) and returned to where he was tried before Festus and (Acts 25:1-4; 24:6-13)JD75361. Bronze AE 26, 1454, 391, 2304, F, red earthen encrustation, some corrosion, 10.803 g, maximum 25.8 mm, 0o, Maritima mint, c. 83 A.D.; IMP DOMITIANVS AVG , laureate left; standing right on galley with owl on prow, in left, spear downward in right, behind, frond right, no ; from the J. Collection (a surface find from an agricultural near in 1972); $250.00 (€220.00)
was the Roman personification of Hope. On coins she is almost invariably depicted holding a flower in her extended right hand, while the left is raising a fold of her dress. She was also named "ultima dea" - for Hope is the last resort of men. On this coin, the , , the designated successor of the emperors, is identified as the future hope of the Roman "Republic."
RB73003. Copper as, 1, 1290; 873; 885; V32; 454; 2659, VF, portrait, nice , attractive bare copper surfaces with light corrosion, small edge split and crack, 11.532 g, maximum 29.1 mm, 180o, ( , France) mint, as , 77 - 78 A.D.; DOMITIANVS , laureate right, globe at point of neck; walking left, raising flower in extended right hand, raising fold of robe with left hand, flanking across ; $200.00 (€176.00)
In 89 A.D. the Gospel of Matthew was published in or by a converted Jewish scholar.
RS72979. Silver , , I, 676 (R2); 151; -; -; -; -; cf. 2732 (IMP XIX), aVF/F, nice portrait, , , light scratches, 2.983 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 180o, Rome mint, third issue, 14 Sep 88 - 13 Sep 89 A.D.; DOMIT AVG , laureate right; IMP XXI , standing left, helmeted and draped, thunderbolt in right, spear vertical behind in left, grounded at feet behind; missing from most major references and collections!; very ; $190.00 (€167.20)
In 88 A.D., the First Dacian War ended. became a client of Rome, he received money, craftsmen and war machines and agreed to protect the borders ( ) of the Roman Empire. For the remainder of Domitian's reign remained a relatively peaceful client kingdom, but also used the Roman money to fortify his defenses against Rome.
RS72944. Silver , , 1, 519; 113; 111; 223a; -; cf. 2737 (TR P XIIII), VF, portrait, near perfect centering, , some die wear, 3.562 g, maximum 19.7 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 14 Sep - 31 Dec 87 A.D.; DOMIT AVG VII, laureate right; , standing left, helmeted and draped, thunderbolt in right, spear vertical behind in left, grounded at feet behind; $175.00 (€154.00)
, 13 September 81 - 18 September 96 A.D.
a goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships, was listed among the Di Consentes, Rome's equivalent to the Twelve of Greek mythology. The Romans saw her as the counterpart of the Greek goddess Demeter, whose mythology was reinterpreted for in Roman art and literature.RB64531. Bronze , .1 243, 17, VF, 2.181 g, maximum 17.9 mm, 135o, Rome mint, IMP DOMIT AVG , of (possibly with the features of ) left, wreathed with grain; bundle of three poppies and four stalks of grain, flanking across ; ; $170.00 (€149.60)
RS70562. Silver , , 1, 741 (C3); 279; 205; 185, gVF, some luster, on a typical , 3.541 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 14 Sep 92 - 13 Sep 93 A.D.; DOMIT AVG XII, laureate right; IMP XXII COS XVI , standing left, helmeted and draped, thunderbolt in right, spear vertical behind in left, grounded at feet behind; $170.00 (€149.60)
In 71 A.D., and his sons celebrated the vanquishing of the Jews with a triumph in Rome. The Jewish historian Josephus was present at the festivities and noted, "It is impossible to do justice in the description of the number of things to be seen and to the magnificence of everything that met the eye..The greatest amazement was caused by the floats. Their size gave grounds for alarm about their stability, for many were three or four stories high..On one float the army could be seen pouring inside the walls, on another was a place running with blood. Others showed defenseless men raising their in entreaty, firebrands being hurled at temples or buildings falling on their owners. On yet others depicted rivers, which, after the destruction and desolation, flowed no longer through tilled fields providing water for men and cattle, but through a land on fire from end to end. It was to such miseries that the Jews doomed themselves by the war..Standing on his individual float was the commander of each of the captured cities showing the way he had been taken prisoner..Spoil in abundance was carried past. None of it compared with that taken from the Temple in Jerusalem..The procession was completed by , and, behind him, . rode on horseback wearing a beautiful uniform and on a mount that was wonderfully well worth seeing..." Perhaps this coin depicts as he appeared on that day?
RS70179. Silver , , 1, 957; 49; 234; 207; 2638, VF, portrait, , 3.303 g, maximum 17.8 mm, 180o, Rome mint, as , 77 - 78 A.D.; DOMITIANVS, laureate right; , horseman ( ?) prancing right, wearing helmet and military garb, cloak flying behind, right hand flung up and back, in ; $160.00 (€140.80)
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