Sestertius with bust of Domitian
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 21.12 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right, aegis on left shoulder.
Reverse: Scene of sacramentum (taking of the military oath). Emperor clasps hands above altar with officer accompanied by two soldiers and aquilifer holding legionary eagle. In ex.: SC
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (probably acquired between 1950s and early 1970s); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III