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04a Domitian as Caesar RIC V958
AR Denarius, 3.12g
Rome Mint, 77-78 AD
RIC V958 (R3), BMC -, RSC -
Obv: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, l.
Rev: COS V; Horseman, helmeted, in military dress, cloak floating behind him, on horse prancing r., with r. hand thrown upwards and back
Acquired from Forvm Ancient Coins, September 2015.

Second known specimen of this type with left facing portrait. A die match with the unique RIC plate coin. Left facing portraits of Domitian are quite rare and highly prized by collectors.

In fine style with honest wear. The portrait is outstanding!
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Date added:Sep 28, 2015
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orfew  [Sep 28, 2015 at 02:19 PM]
Great coin. Congrats.
Mat  [Sep 28, 2015 at 02:41 PM]
FlaviusDomitianus  [Sep 28, 2015 at 02:59 PM]
Awesome rarity<<1
Nemonater  [Sep 29, 2015 at 12:46 AM]
ancientdave  [Sep 30, 2015 at 07:00 AM]
That's quite a find. Congrats!
ickster  [Oct 01, 2015 at 04:35 AM]
Very appealing portrait. I'm glad you can appreciate honest wear.
Randygeki(h2)  [Oct 01, 2015 at 11:36 PM]
Very cool addition! It has a great look about it too.
maridvnvm  [Oct 04, 2015 at 09:01 AM]
Ex my collection. Glad it is in a collection that deserves it. It will be more at home with your Flavians than with my Severans.