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Domitian RIC-659
AR Denarius, 3.48g
Rome mint, 88-89 AD
RIC 659 (R). BMC 149. RSC 245.
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP XVII COS XIIII CENS P P P; Minerva stg. l., with thunderbolt and spear; shield at her l. side (M3)
aEF/VF
Ex Gemini X, 13 January 2013, Harry N. Sneh Collection, lot 729. Purchased from Helios, ebay, October 2010. Ex A. Lynn Collection.

A fairly rare imperial acclamation from the second issue of denarii dated 88-89. All the coins from this issue are quite scarce.

A wonderful, regal looking portrait. Lovely in hand.

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Sam  [Sep 23, 2013 at 08:14 PM]
Stunning Example.
Jay GT4  [Sep 23, 2013 at 09:05 PM]
Solid example
SPQR Matt  [Sep 23, 2013 at 09:36 PM]
Very impressive!
Steve E  [Sep 23, 2013 at 09:39 PM]
A solid strike as well
hill132  [Sep 24, 2013 at 03:06 AM]
Very nice and perfectly centered.
quadrans  [Sep 24, 2013 at 12:27 PM]
OOOppsss what a nice coin, I like it ...
ancientdave  [Sep 24, 2013 at 03:13 PM]
A great one!
FlaviusDomitianus  [Sep 24, 2013 at 03:29 PM]
Not a twin of mine, in this case.