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Domitian RIC-597
AR Denarius, 2.60g
Rome mint, 88 AD
RIC 597 (R2). BMC 133 var. RSC - (cf. 77a).
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, l.
Rev: COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC; Herald adv. l., with wand and shield
Acquired from Michael Trenerry, August 2017.

An extremely rare example of the Secular Games herald denarius with portrait head left. Probably the fifth recorded specimen. Obverse die match with the RIC plate coin.

Somewhat worn, but nicely centred and in fine style.
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Album name:David Atherton / Imperial Coinage of Domitian
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Date added:Sep 05, 2017
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ickster  [Sep 05, 2017 at 04:02 AM]
This is a very nice find. Thanks for sharing. Congrats!
FlaviusDomitianus  [Sep 05, 2017 at 05:47 AM]
Nice catch. Same dies as mine, I think.
Mat  [Sep 05, 2017 at 11:22 AM]
Nice addition
Vincent  [Sep 05, 2017 at 11:23 AM]
Nothing wrong with worn, beautiful and interesting coin.
quadrans  [Sep 05, 2017 at 02:09 PM]
Hoops Great coin indeed
Lucas H  [Oct 12, 2017 at 03:54 PM]
Same obverse die as mine I think