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Domitian RIC-447
AR Denarius, 2.95g
Rome mint, 86 AD
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VI; 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 l. side (M3)
RIC 447 (R). BMC (spec. acquired 1987). RSC -. BNC 101.
Ex TimesAncient, eBay, July 2016.

Imperial acclamations were awarded to Domitian at a fairly quick pace during 86 because of the Dacian campaign. Many issues were struck only for a brief time before news arrived of a new imperial salutation. This denarius is from the very rare third issue.

Coined in fine style on a large flan.
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FlaviusDomitianus  [Aug 10, 2016 at 06:00 AM]
Sharp eye, nice find.
quadrans  [Aug 10, 2016 at 01:37 PM]
I agree nice find, good eye..