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Sestertius with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Bust of Domitian, laureate, right. IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERM COSXVCENSPERPP Reverse: Emperor stands to left, thunderbolt in right hand, spear in left, being crowned by Victory at right. She holds palm branch in left hand. SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; October 9, 1968: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 90–91

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 27.22 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

68.613

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins