Classical Numismatics Discussion Members' Gallery
  Welcome Guest. Please login or register.

Members' Gallery Home | Member Collections | Last Added | Last Comments | Most Viewed | Top Rated | My Favorities | Search Galleries
Home > Members' Coin Collection Galleries > David Atherton > Imperial Coinage of Domitian
Click to view full size image
Domitian RIC-100
AR Denarius, 3.18g
Rome mint, 82 AD
RIC 100 (C). BMC 27. RSC 596.
Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: TR POT COS VIII P P; Seat. draped; above, semicircular frame decorated with three crescents
Ex Lanz, eBay, 23 March 2012.

A denarius which is part of the first precious metal issue of 82 minted at Rome and the last before the increased fineness of the denarii later that same year. The reverse is a carry over pulvinar type from Titus' reign. This is the last time this type was minted by Domitian before the overhaul of the mint.

A decent coin in good metal.
File information
Album name:David Atherton / Imperial Coinage of Domitian
File Size:176 KB
Date added:Apr 09, 2012
Dimensions:1032 x 469 pixels
Displayed:76 times
Favorites:Add to Favorites
Steve E  [Apr 09, 2012 at 12:08 PM]
Nice coin and background info!
Randygeki(h2)  [Apr 10, 2012 at 11:44 PM]
great addition!