Sestertius with bust of Domitian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 90–91


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 27.22 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

68.613

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Domitian, laureate, right.
IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERM COSXVCENSPERPP
Reverse: Emperor stands to left, thunderbolt in right hand, spear in left, being crowned by Victory at right. She holds palm branch in left hand. SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; October 9, 1968: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour