Third period, 85-96 A.D.
6. Silver denarius,20.5mm, 3.5g, Rome late 85 A.D.,
IMPĚCAESĚDOMITĚAVGĚGERMĚPĚMĚTRĚPĚVĚ laureate head right
IMPĚXIĚCOSĚXIĚCENSĚPĚPĚPĚ, Minerva 2
IMP number change caused by the victory of Agricola in
The current references list only two Minerva reverse types for this date: Minerva 1 and Minerva 4. The type in the picture appeared for the first time in the Sacra Moneta-Galata sale from September 1987 - different dies . The coin here is the second known to T.V. Buttrey, Ian Carradice and David Sear. Within this issue the last usual Minerva type (Minerva 3) is yet to be discovered.