Sestertius with head of Domitian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 85


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.2126

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Domitian, laureate, right.
IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERM COSXICENSPOTPP
Reverse: Victory stands to right, supporting shield attached to trophy. At right, Germany seated, weeping.
DE / GER (on shield) S C (in field)

Provenance

By 1964: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour