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brm_336817 - DOMITIANUS Denier

DOMITIANUS Denier XF/VF
100.00 €(Approx. 111.00$ | 91.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 95
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,11 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés. Beau portrait de Domitien. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Patine grise superficielle avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAES DOMIT AVG - GERM P M TR P XIIII.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Domitien à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Domitianus Augustus Germanicus Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate quintum decimum”, (L’empereur césar Domitien auguste germanique grand pontife revêtu de la quinzième puissance tribunitienne).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IMP XXII COS XVII CENS P P P.
Reverse description : Athéna Alkidémos casquée, vêtue du chiton debout à gauche, tenant une javeline de la main droite.
Reverse translation : "Imperator duovicesimum Consul septimum decimum Censor Perpetuus Pater Patriæ", (revêtu de la vingt-deuxième acclamation impériale consul pour la dix-septième fois censeur perpétuel père de la patrie).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


DOMITIEN

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

August (13/09/81-18/09/96)

Domitian, born in 51, became august 81 in succeeding his brother. In 86, the Capitoline games are organized for the first time. The Flavian Palace was erected on the Palatine. In 88, the secular games were celebrated with pomp. The first campaign was launched on Dacia ending with a compromise peace, leaving Decebalus master of the situation. Domitian is coming off a brilliant campaign against the Sarmatians and the Swabians (IMP XXII). Agricola died in disgrace 23 August 93. In 95, Domitian executed Flavius ​​Clemens, his cousin. The following year, Domitian was murdered at the instigation of his wife and the prefect of the Praetorium.

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