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Sestertius with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right. IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERMPMTRPVIIICENSPERPP Reverse: Emperor seated on low platform, patera in right hand, facing two citizens, the foremost holding a patera over two baskets on platform. A third basket is beside Domitian's feet. COSXIIII LVDSAECAPOP ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Sergei Boutin, Paris; 1949: acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Sergei Boutin; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 88

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 25.73 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.630

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins