I've recently taken a well needed break from my pursuit of the 12 Caesars. My limited budget, combined with interests in other numismatic areas has led me to roll back my spending a little. As I'm close to completing two additional sets (Vespasian and Augustus) I hope to continue with the 12 Caesars in the near future. Nevertheless, I wanted to highlight the one set that I actually did manage to complete and for which I hold great satisfaction and pride. Enjoy! This set of coins were all issued in by Domitian as Caesar in various years following Vespasian's ascension to the purple in 69 AD. They are of the three principal denominations of the Roman Empire; The aureus in gold, the denarius in silver and the sestertius in orichalcum (an alloy of copper). Roman Empire. Domitian as Caesar. AV Aureus, Rome. Struck under Vespasian in 75 AD. Laureate head of Domitian right, CAES AVG F DOMIT COS III / Spes advancing left, holding flower in her right hand and raising skirt with her left, PRINCEPS IVVENTVT. 20 mm, 7.12 g. BMC 154; Calicó 912; Cohen 374; RIC 787. Roman Empire. Domitian as Caesar (69-81). AR Denarius. Rome mint. Struck under Vespasian, 70-75. Laureate head of Domitian right, CAESAR AVG F DOMIT COS II / Domitian on horseback left, raising right hand and holding a sceptre in his left. 19.5mm, 3.16 g. RIC II 680. Roman Empire. Domitian as Caesar (69-81). Æ Sestertius. Rome mint. Struck under Vespasian, 76-77. Laureate head of Domitian right, CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS IIII / Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt. 32.5mm, 26.10 g. RIC II.1 926.