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.
DATE: 81 - 96 AD (This coin was minted in Rome in 95 AD)
SIZE: 19mm dia
WEIGHT: 3.39 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC 772, (RIC  188), RSC 287, BMC 224 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 2737
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Leicester, United Kingdom.
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