domitan Hoard

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  1. ro1974

    ro1974 Well-Known Member

    Domitian. 81-96 AD. Denarius, Rome, 88/9 AD. Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG - GERM P M TR P VIII Head laureate right. Rx: IMP XVII COS XIIII CENS P P P Minerva standing left holding thunderbolt and spear, shield behind her leaning against her legs. RIC 659 (R ). BM 149. Paris 140. Cohen 245 (2 Fr.). Only one specimen in Reka Devnia hoard. IMP XVII is a scarce acclamation, evidently soon superseded by the even rarer IMP XVIII and then the common IMP XIX. About EF.
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  3. ro1974

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  4. Marsyas Mike

    Marsyas Mike Well-Known Member

    Nice coin!
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  5. Theodosius

    Theodosius Unrepentant Fine Style Freak! Supporter

    Great portrait and seems pretty scarce.

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  6. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Cogito Ergo Sum

    I agree that it is an excellent example of a Domitian denarius.
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  7. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member

    Great coin!
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  8. chrsmat71

    chrsmat71 I LIKE TURTLES! Supporter

    Great lookin' denarius! Great obverse, struck like a boss, flow lines, a bit of toning...awesome.
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  9. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Your coin, dear fellow?
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  10. ro1974

    ro1974 Well-Known Member

    my coin, thanks all:)
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  11. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    wow! looks AU nice 1 ro! :)
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