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Domitian RIC-596
AR Denarius, 3.34g
Rome mint, 88 AD
RIC 596 (C2). BMC 131. RSC 76/77.
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG - GERM P M TR P VIII; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC; Herald adv. l., with wand and shield
Acquired from Zuzim Judaea, June 2011.

A denarius which was minted to commemorate the Secular Games Domitian held in October of 88 AD. Here we see a herald announcing the games. This reverse is the most common type of the Secular Games series and was minted in both gold and silver.

This is a wonderful coin in hand with iridescent toning and a large flan.
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FlaviusDomitianus  [Jun 21, 2011 at 01:48 PM]
Very nice specimen!
Marsman  [Jun 22, 2011 at 06:34 PM]
Cool herald!