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Domitian RIC II 0073
Domitian, 81-96 A.D. AR Denarius. Rome Mint 81, 13 Sept.-31 Dec. (2.96g, 18mm, 6h). Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG PONT, laureate head right. Rev: TR P COS VII DES VIII P P, tripod with fillets; above dolphin. RIC II 73 (R3), RSC 568b.

This is another early, and very scarce Domitian with only one other specimen known to the authors of the updated RIC II. It was produced within the first 3 months of Domitianís reign, and is another carry over type issued under Titus. Despite some slight metal flaws, this example maintains good detail, and the beard is stellar.
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Album name:Lucas H / Domitian
Rating (1 votes): (Details)
Keywords:Domitian, denarius, tripod, dolphin
File Size:198 KB
Date added:Jul 17, 2013
Dimensions:800 x 391 pixels
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FlaviusDomitianus  [Jul 17, 2013 at 05:09 PM]
Beautiful coin, nicely toned.
David Atherton  [Jul 17, 2013 at 05:35 PM]
Rare with a good, early style portrait.
TheEmpireNeverEnded  [Jul 17, 2013 at 05:40 PM]
Love the beard.
Jay GT4  [Jul 17, 2013 at 07:56 PM]
renegade3220  [Jul 17, 2013 at 08:48 PM]
Mighty fine, mighty fine.
ancientdave  [Jul 18, 2013 at 05:25 AM]
Great looking coin!
Augustin Caron  [Jul 20, 2013 at 06:42 PM]
A great one !
Steve E  [Aug 04, 2013 at 07:17 AM]
Nicely photographed to show off the subtle toning!