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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. Harlan J. 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!