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brm_589270 - DOMITIANUS Denier

DOMITIANUS Denier VF
100.00 €(Approx. 122.00$ | 87.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 79
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 3,26 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée. Joli revers. Fine usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : CAESAR AVG F - DOMITIANVS COS VII.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Domitien à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Cæsar Augusti Filius Domitianus Consul septimum”, (César fils d’auguste, Domitien consul pour la septième fois).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PRINCEPS - IVVENTVTIS.
Reverse description : Salus (la Santé) debout à droite, les jambes croisées, appuyée sur une colonne, tenant une patère de la main droite et un serpent de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Princeps Iuventutis”, (Prince de la jeunesse).

Commentary


Rubans de type 2.

Historical background


DOMITIEN

(12/69-18/09/96) Titus Flavius Domitianus

Caesar under Vespasian (12/69-24/06/79)

Domitian received the title of Caesar, thus heir to the Empire, along with his brother Titus in December 69 but it was only present in Rome with his uncle Flavius ​​Sabinus who perished in the burning of the Capitol. It is proclaimed "Princeps Iuventutis" (Prince of Youth), a title he retained even after the death of his father in 79. After his brother Titus September 13, 81, some say murdered at the instigation of Domitian himself, he became Emperor for a lamentable reign that eventually his assassination.

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