As with bust of Domitian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 86


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1330

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian, with aegis, to right.
IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERM COSXIICENSPERPP
Reverse: Virtus standing right, holding spear in right hand and parazonium in left.
S C In left and right field.
VIRTVTI AVGVSTI around

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse