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Domitian RIC-739
AR Denarius, 3.52g
Rome mint, 92-93 AD
RIC 739 (C3). BMC 200. RSC 280.
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XII; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P; Minerva adv r., with spear and shield (M1)

Domitian was not consul in 93 so this type was struck between September 92 and September 93, dated by the tribunician title XII. An elegantly rendered portrait on a common type.
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Album name:David Atherton / Imperial Coinage of Domitian
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Jay GT4  [Mar 31, 2014 at 07:06 PM]
Great style!
quadrans  [Apr 01, 2014 at 02:57 AM]
I agree, nice style..
Nemonater  [Apr 01, 2014 at 09:08 AM]
Wonderful portrait.
Potator II  [Apr 06, 2014 at 07:54 AM]
Don't know what the man was considering "eating" while the pic was "shot" but his upper lip and his look give him a very lickerish expression !
Interesting portrait !