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This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Domitian, it was struck at Rome between 90 - 91 AD
Obverse: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P X "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Domitian, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, high priest, holder of tribunician power for the tenth time" Laureate head right
Reverse: IMP XXI COS XV CENS P P P "Supreme commander (Imperator) for the 21st time, consul for the 15th time, censor for life, father of the nation" Minerva advancing right, holding spear and shield.
The coin is a good example, in excavated condition with heavy scratching to the surfaces.
DATE: 81 - 96 AD (This coin was minted in Rome between 90 - 91 AD)
SIZE: 17mm dia
WEIGHT: 3.05 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC II.1# 719
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Gloucester, United Kingdom.