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Domitian as Caesar RIC 99 [Titus]
AR Denarius, 3.10g
Rome mint, 80 AD
Obv: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VII; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS; Vesta, std. l., with palladium and sceptre
RIC 99 (R). BMC 83. RSC 380a. BNC 70.
Acquired from Artifact Man, February 2016.

The Vesta type was struck for Domitian Caesar with him as COS VI in 79 under Vespasian and COS VII in 80 under Titus. This denarius bears the COS VII dating and is much rarer than the common COS VI. Perhaps the window of time these rare COS VII Vesta denarii were struck was quite small because a whole new set of reverse designs were soon employed for him later in the year after Vespasian's deification (the DIVI F issue).

A fine denarius with dark toning.
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orfew  [Feb 29, 2016 at 07:01 PM]
Nice toning and an interesting portrait
Sam  [Feb 29, 2016 at 07:13 PM]
Valuable addition.
Jay GT4  [Feb 29, 2016 at 07:50 PM]
Love these dark coins
FlaviusDomitianus  [Mar 01, 2016 at 08:33 AM]
Nice addition, I don't have this one.
Randygeki(h2)  [Mar 04, 2016 at 08:56 PM]
Very nice!
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