As with bust of Domitian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 87


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 12.03 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.290

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Domitian, to right, laureate and wearing the aegis.
IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERM COSXIIICENSPERPP
Reverse: Valor, dressed as a young warrior, but with long tunic, standing to right, a spear in the right hand, and a short sword in the left.
VIRTVTI AVGVSTI in field left and right: S C

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund