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Domitian RIC II 0604
Domitian. 81-96 A.D. AR Denarius. Rome Mint 88 A.D. (3.06g, 18.4m, 6h). Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII, laureate head right. Rev: COS XIIII across field; column inscribed LVD SAEC FEC; all within laurel wreath. RIC II 604, BMC 137, RSC 70.

Minted in 88 A.D. to commemorate the Secular Games held in October of that year. The Secular Games were held each saeculum, the supposed longest possible length of a human life. Augustus and Claudius celebrated the games, and dating became dubious by the time Domitian announced his.
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