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RIC 0680 Domitian denarius
Laureate head of Domitian right

No legend
Domitian on horseback prancing left, right hand raised, holding human-headed (helmet) sceptre in left

Rome 73 AD


RIC 680 (C); Sear 2627


The reverse depicts Domitian participating in the Judaea Capta triumph of 71 A.D. He is, as Josephus described him, riding alongside in magnificent apparel and mounted on a horse that was itself a site worth seeing.
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Date added:Mar 30, 2010
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David Atherton  [Mar 30, 2010 at 03:28 PM]
A wonderful historical type, as you stated, right out of the pages of Suetonius Domitian, ii: "and he accompanied the Jewish triumph of each of them (Vespasian and Titus) on a white horse."
Randygeki(h2)  [Mar 30, 2010 at 07:08 PM]
very cool type!
mihali84  [Mar 30, 2010 at 08:46 PM]
nice coin, love the reverse
snorkelpaleis  [Apr 19, 2010 at 08:17 PM]
awesome reverse!
quadrans  [Jan 31, 2013 at 04:02 AM]
Very nice coin...
Sosius  [Apr 16, 2013 at 08:40 PM]
Britanikus  [Jan 08, 2014 at 04:00 AM]