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    Domitian, A.D. 81-96. AE sestertius minted A.D. 85. Laureate bust right of Domitian with aegis/Domitian standing left, holding spear; in front, German kneeling right, holding shield. RIC 258, C. 488. About VF, porous.
    There's something special about 1st century sestertii - their realistic portraiture, commemorative reverses, imposing size; each one has a unique character or look all its own. Is it sacrilege to note that the German captive's portrait on this coin resembles George Washington? (PCGS# 100406)


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