AE Domitian As 81-96 A.D.(12.42g) minted 88 A.D.
O: IMP CAES DOMIT AUG GERM PM TRP VIII CENS PP; Laur.hd r.; RIC 385a; BMC 43,4; C.85; Hill, Monuments 31
R: COS XIIII LUD SAEC FEC; Hexastyle facade of Corinthian order temple, wreath in pediment, of Jupiter Capitolinus, before which Domitian, togate, sacrifices l. from patera over lighted and garlanded cylindrical altar, to l. of which stand flute-player r., and, beside him, lyrist; in ex., S.C.
G: "Good untouched earthy green-brown patina, an exceptionally attractive
specimen. Extremely fine"
S: NAC/Spink Taisei 11/16/94 (lot 343); ex. Leu 33, 1983 (lot 43)