Ancient Roman gold aureus of Caesar Domitian / Prince of Youth

Ancient Roman gold aureus of Caesar Domitian / Prince of Youth

Code: 12037

£4,950.00 Approx $5518.39, €5631.4
 

This is an ancient Roman gold aureus of Domitian as Caesar, minted at Rome between 80 - 81 AD 

Obverse: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VII, "Caesar, son of the emperor (Augustus), Domitian, consul for the seventh time" Head of Domitian, laureate, right.

Reverse: PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS, "Prince of the youth" clasped hands before a legionary eagle

One of the 12 Caesars Aurei

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Aureus

MATERIAL: Gold

DATE: 79 - 81 AD (This coin was minted at Rome in 80 - 81 AD)

SIZE: 20.05mm dia

WEIGHT: 7.10 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC II.1 (Titus) 1080. Calicó 916

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Beaumont, France.