Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Domitian / Minerva

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Domitian / Minerva

Code: 11601

£120.00 Approx $165.06, €140.52
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Domitian, it was struck at Rome in 95 AD 

Obverse:  IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XIIII "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Domitian, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, high priest, holder of tribunician power for the 14th time" Laureate head right. 

Reverse:  IMP XXII COS XVII CENS P P, "Supreme commander (Imperator) for the 22nd time, consul for the 17th time, censor for life, father of the nation" Minerva standing left, holding thunderbolt and spear, shield at side.

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

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 81 - 96 AD (This coin was minted in Rome in 95 AD)

SIZE: 19mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.39 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 772, (RIC [1962] 188), RSC 287, BMC 224 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 2737

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Leicester, United Kingdom.