Ancient Roman Copper As of Domitian as Caesar under Titus / Spes

Ancient Roman Copper As of Domitian as Caesar under Titus / Spes

Code: 11967

£175.00 Approx $240.72, €204.92
 

This is an ancient Roman copper As, of Domitian Caesar, it was struck at Rome in 79 AD 

Obverse:  CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI "Caesar, son of the emperor (Augustus), Domitian, consul for the sixth time" Laureate head right

Reverse:  S.C. "Decree of the senate." Spes (Hope) standing, left holding flower in right and raising skirt with her left.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: As (1/16 of a denarius)

MATERIAL: Copper

DATE: 81 - 96 AD (This coin was minted in Rome in 79 AD)

SIZE: 27mm diameter

WEIGHT: 10.85 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC (Vesp.) 719; C. 452. 

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.