Third period,  85-96 A.D.

 

 

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112. Silver denarius,18mm, 3.55g, Rome October - December 88 A.D.  RIC 117 RSC 76
IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII, laur. head r.
COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC in five lines on cippus; candelabrum in the middle; Herald wearing feathered cap adv. left, holding wand and round shield decorated with the helmeted bust of Minerva right.

Series issued to commemorate the Secular Games held in 88 A.D.


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 168. Silver denarius,18mm, 3.46g, Rome October - December 88 A.D.  Carradice 88.3c, RIC 117a, BMC 133 (same obverse die), Ex Barry P. Murphy
IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG GERM P M TR P VIII, laureate head left
COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC  Herald wearing feathered cap adv. left, holding wand and round shield decorated with the helmeted bust of Minerva right.

Very rare obverse variant for the series issued to commemorate the Secular Games held in 88 A.D. Probably just the second know specimen with a counterclockwise legend.
 

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