Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Domitian / Minerva

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Domitian / Minerva

Code: 12038

£195.00 Approx $217.39, €221.84
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Domitian, it was struck at Rome in 94 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 fourteenth time." Laureate head right

Reverse: IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P  "Supreme commander (Imperator) for the 22nd time, consul for the 16th time, censor for life, father of the nation." Minerva standing left.

A nice example with a fine toning, easily grades VF

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 81 - 96 AD (This coin was minted in Rome in 94 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.18 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 769

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.