Domitian, as Augustus (AD 81-96). AR denarius (19mm, 3.57 ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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Rare Altar Type
Domitian, as Augustus (AD 81-96). AR denarius (19mm, 3.57 gm,
6h). NGC AU 4/5 - 4/5. Rome, 14 September AD 95-13 September AD
96. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG-GERM P M TR P XV, laureate head of Domitian
right / IMP XXII COS XVII CENS P P P, altar, decorated at ends with
figure of soldier, flanked by aquila, bound captive seated inward
under each aquila on top of altar. RIC II 784. Very rare - only
four examples in sales archives, including this example.
From the Morris Collection. Ex Freeman & Sear, Mail Bid Sale 16 (5 June 2009), lot 322; Helios Numismatik, Auction 1 (17 April 2008), lot 451.
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