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Domitian as Caesar RIC II V1447 Overstrike
Domitian as Caesar under Vespasian. AR Denarius. Ephesus Mint, 71 A.D. (2.59g, 20.6m, 7h). Obv: DOMITIAN[VS CAES]AR AVG F, bare bust right, draped and cuirassed with aegis. Rev: PACI AVGUSTAE, Victory adv. R. with wreath and palm, lower r. [EPE]. RIC V1447. Overstruck on RIC II V1433.

Overstrike on identifiable under type of Vespasian RIC II 1433. Obv: IMP CAESAR VEPAS AVG COS III TR PPP, laureate head r. Rev: PACI AVGVSTAE, Victory adv. L. with wreath and palm, lower l. EPE. Unusual to have an overstrike of an emperor still in life, and of a coin as a part of the same series at the same mint.

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Album name:Lucas H / Domitian
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Date added:Dec 19, 2011
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Dk0311USMC  [Dec 19, 2011 at 08:01 PM]
David Atherton  [Dec 19, 2011 at 11:25 PM]
This would be worth the portrait alone. Wonderful!
Jay GT4  [Dec 20, 2011 at 12:20 AM]
Great catch!