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Domitian RIC-764
AR Denarius, 3.51g
Rome mint, 93-94 AD
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XIII; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P; Minerva stg. l., with spear (M4)
RIC 764 (C3). BMC 220. RSC 282. BNC 195.
Ex Solidus, eBay, 3 December 2013.

The early 90s was a period when large numbers of denarii were struck, probably the largest issues of the reign. Although this is a very common coin it is in uncommonly fine style and condition. There were many hurriedly prepared dies struck during this time, fortunately this is one of the better ones.

A wonderful coin in hand.
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Romanorvm  [Dec 25, 2013 at 04:54 AM]
Very nice. Love the reverse.
FlaviusDomitianus  [Dec 25, 2013 at 07:17 AM]
Lovely spec
Nemonater  [Dec 25, 2013 at 10:54 AM]
The flow lines frame a great portrait
Sam  [Dec 25, 2013 at 12:28 PM]
Amazing coin.
SPQR Matt  [Dec 25, 2013 at 03:43 PM]
A wonderful coin here too. Congratulations!
ancientdave  [Dec 27, 2013 at 02:38 AM]
Exquisite example!
quadrans  [Dec 27, 2013 at 06:14 AM]
Yes it is "WONDERFUL"..