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Aureus with bust of Domitian, struck under Vespasian

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Obverse: Bust of Domitian, bearded, to right, laureate and undraped. DOMITIANVS CAESARAVGF Reverse: Sarmatian kneeling to right, holding a military standard, with vexillum attached. Border of dots. Below: COSV

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 1, 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 77–78

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.289

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins