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ID number:  BIRBI-R1048
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Domitian; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 95 - 96
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Domitian, laureate, r. Reverse: Minerva r. on rostral column, brandishing javelin and holding shield, owl at feet.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TP P XV (Emperor Caesar Domitian Augustus Germanicus, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people for the fifteenth time). Reverse: IMP XXII COS XVII CENS P P P (Emperor for the twenty-second time, Consul for the seventeenth time, Censor perpetually, father of the fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC II 2nd ed. 788

3 Related People

Domitian
Roman
51
96
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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