Sestertius with bust of Domitian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 85


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.07 gm.

Accession Number

13.659

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Domitian, laureate, bearded, right, with aegis.
IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERMCOSXICENS POTPP
Reverse: Domitian, togate, veiled, standing left, sacrificing out of patera in right hand over lighted altar; in background left, shrine of Minerva, showing two columns in front and a third on right side, with pediment; in shrine, Minerva (details lost).
S C left and right in field.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum