As with bust of Domitian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 88


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 9.37 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.541

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right.
IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERM PMTRPVIIICENSPERPP
Reverse: Emperor sacrificing in front of temple accompanied by flute-player and lyre-player.
COSXIIII LVDSAECFEC in ex.: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; October 1953: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd.; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III