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Domitian RIC-460
AR Denarius, 3.35g
Rome mint, 86 AD
RIC 460 (R). BMC (spec. acquired 1989). RSC 210c.
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VI; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP XIIII COS XII CENSPPP; Minerva stg. l., with spear (M4)
Acquired from A. G .& S. Gillis, April 2013.

All the denarii from this fifth issue of 86 minted after September are quite rare. Domitian was rapidly accumulating imperial salutations during the year, which are likely in conjunction with his Dacian Wars of 85-86. This coin records his fourteenth imperial salutation.

A decent coin with honest wear and a very stylish portrait.

Additional attribution thanks to Curtis Clay.
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Album name:David Atherton / Imperial Coinage of Domitian
File Size:33 KB
Date added:Jul 17, 2013
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FlaviusDomitianus  [Jul 17, 2013 at 06:25 PM]
Nice addition, fine portrait.
quadrans  [Jul 17, 2013 at 06:30 PM]
I agree very nice portrait..
renegade3220  [Jul 17, 2013 at 08:24 PM]
Very nice and interesting portrait
hill132  [Jul 17, 2013 at 11:47 PM]
ancientdave  [Jul 18, 2013 at 04:26 AM]
I really like this one!
Randygeki(h2)  [Jul 19, 2013 at 03:53 AM]
really great portrait!
quadrans  [Aug 06, 2013 at 01:44 PM]
really nice one ...