Aureus with bust of Domitian, struck under Vespasian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 77–78


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.289

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Domitian, bearded, to right, laureate and undraped.
DOMITIANVS CAESARAVGF
Reverse: Sarmatian kneeling to right, holding a military standard, with vexillum attached.
Below: COSV
Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 1, 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund