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Domitian RIC-439
AR Denarius, 3.15g
Rome mint, 86 AD
RIC 439 (R). BMC p. 319, ‡. RSC 202.
Obv: IMP•CAES DOMIT AVG•GERM P M TR P V; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP•XII COS XII CENS•P•P•P•; Minerva stg. l., with thunderbolt and spear; shield at her side (M3)
Acquired from Romae Aeternae, June 2016.

The second denarius issue of 86 records Domitian's 12th imperial acclamation. TR P V indicates it was struck before mid September. A fairly rare issue.

Obverse scratches, but I think the fine portrait redeems the coin.
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Album name:David Atherton / Imperial Coinage of Domitian
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Date added:Jun 16, 2016
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Mat  [Jun 15, 2016 at 11:40 PM]
Great portrait indeed.
Jay GT4  [Jun 16, 2016 at 01:10 AM]
A lovely portrait
Legatus  [Jun 16, 2016 at 05:09 PM]
FlaviusDomitianus  [Jun 17, 2016 at 02:35 PM]
Nice portrait, the reverse seems die linked with mine (not in the gallery, I should post it)