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Domitian RIC-518
AR Denarius, 3.36g
Rome mint, 87 AD
Obv: IMP•CAES DOMIT•AVG•GERM P M TR P VII; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP•XIIII COS XIII CENS•P•P•P; Minerva stg. r. on capital of rostral column, with spear and shield; to r., owl (M2)
RIC 518 (C). BMC -. RSC 218a. BNC -.
Acquired from Forvm Ancient Coins, September 2014.

A wonderfully styled denarius from the 2nd issue of 87. Although listed in RIC as common it's oddly missing from the BM collection.

Struck on a fairly large flan (19.4mm) and in good metal.
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FlaviusDomitianus  [Sep 22, 2014 at 10:40 AM]
Nice addition
Mat  [Sep 22, 2014 at 12:20 PM]
Lovely portrait, looks like the owl has a scowl to it
ancientdave  [Sep 26, 2014 at 03:10 AM]
A fine example, all around!
quadrans  [Oct 02, 2014 at 03:48 AM]
Nice addition with a very nice portret..