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Domitian, 13 September 81 - 18 September 96 A.D.
RPC II notes the style of Domitian's cistophori is similar to that of the Rome mint and the die axis is always 6:00 like Rome and unlike Ephesus. It is likely they were struck at Rome. BMCRE notes the fineness is 85%.
RS89459. Silver cistophorus, RPC II 866, RIC II-1 845, BMCRE II 225, SNG Cop 431, SNGvA 6581, RSC II Domitia and Domitian 2, F, toned, scratches and marks, some legend weak, Rome (or uncertain Anatolian) mint, weight 9.622g, maximum diameter 25.7mm, die axis 180o
, 82 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG P M COS VII
I•, laureate head of Domitian right; reverse DOMITIA AVGVSTA, draped bust of Domitia right, hair massed in front and in long plait behind; rare
Catalog current as of Thursday, August 22, 2019.
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