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Domitian RIC-844
AR Cistophorus, 10.66g
Rome mint (for Asia), 82 AD
RIC 844 (R). BMC p. 352. RSC 668. RPC 868 (3 spec.).
Obv: IMP CAESAR DOMITIANVS AVG; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: Aquila between two standards, one surmounted by a banner, the other by a hand
Ex. Berk 144, 13 July 2005, lot 572.

Rare with undated obverse legend. Struck contemporaneously or subsequently with COS VIII dated cistophori. Style and 6h die axis point to a Rome mint issue.

Good Titus-like portrait in fine early style.
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Album name:David Atherton / Imperial Coinage of Domitian
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Date added:Oct 31, 2016
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Mat  [Oct 31, 2016 at 09:10 PM]
Nice portrait & find
Nemonater  [Nov 01, 2016 at 07:51 AM]
Wonderful addition!
okidoki  [Nov 01, 2016 at 10:18 AM]
Jay GT4  [Nov 01, 2016 at 10:45 AM]
Love these big silver coins!
*Alex  [Nov 01, 2016 at 09:01 PM]
I agree with Jay, I love those coins too.
ancientdave  [Nov 03, 2016 at 02:12 AM]
Wow, a most excellent addition!