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Domitian RIC-343
AR Denarius, 3.34g
Rome mint, 85 AD
RIC 343 (R2). BMC p. 317, *. RSC 187.
Obv: IMP•CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P V; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP•VIIII COS XI CENS POT•P•P•; Minerva stg. r. on capital of rostral column, with spear and shield; to r., owl (M2)
Ex Berk 186, 21 August 2013, lot 229.

This rare denarius is part of the fifth issue of 85, minted soon after Domitian reformed the coinage a second time by slightly reducing the silver fineness to the Neronian standard.

A very handsome coin in hand struck on a large flan with a stylish portrait.
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Jay GT4  [Aug 05, 2013 at 11:49 AM]
Lovely example indeed
FlaviusDomitianus  [Aug 05, 2013 at 02:41 PM]
Nice example; mine is from different dies.
Randygeki(h2)  [Aug 06, 2013 at 08:33 AM]
indeed, very nice!
quadrans  [Aug 06, 2013 at 01:45 PM]
Hoops very nice patina and portret..
hill132  [Aug 07, 2013 at 03:35 AM]
Very nice.
Lucas H  [Aug 10, 2013 at 10:04 AM]
And continuing with with outstanding rare Domitians!