Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Domitian / Minerva

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Domitian / Minerva

Code: 11600

£140.00 Approx $176.77, €163.17

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Domitian, it was struck at Rome in 89 AD 

Obverse:  IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Domitian, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, high priest, holder of tribunician power for the eighth time" Laureate head right

Reverse:  IMP XIX COS XIIII CENS P P P -"Supreme commander (Imperator) for the 16th time, consul for the 14th time, censor for life, father of the nationMinerva advancing right on top of a galley, bearing javelin and shield, owl at feet.

A nice example in very good condition with an old cabinet tone.




DATE: 81 - 96 AD (This coin was minted in Rome in 89 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.12 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 762, (RIC [1962] 174), RSC 278, BMC 207 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 2736

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Leicester, United Kingdom.