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Domitian RIC II 0597
Domitian. 81-96 A.D. Rome Mint. 88 A.D. 14 Sept.-31 Dec. (3.17g, 19.7mm, 6h). Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM PM TRP VIII, laureate head left. Rev: COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC, herald walking left, with wand and shield. RIC II 597 (R2), Obv. legend var. of BM 133. Ex. Harry N. Sneh collection.

An exceedingly rare Saecular Games reverse with the portrait left. This is possibly the third reported specimen, Berk at Vcoins 2005 shown in the RIC plate, and CNG 53, 2000, lot 1523. Both of those specimens are of the same dies as this one.
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ancientdave  [Feb 10, 2013 at 02:52 AM]
A very rare and attractive coin. Great find!