DOMITIAN AE AS, "SAECULAR GAMES"
RIC 623, RSC 85, BMC 434, Very Fine+, 29.8mm, 10.12 grams, Struck Circa. Sept. - Dec. 88 C.E.
Obverse: MP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII CENS PER P P around laureate bust of Domitian to right
Reverse: On right Domitian standing to left, sacrificing over an altar; lyre player and flute player to left; tetrastyle temple in background
A lovely example of this popular and scarce type with an enchanting patina. Reverse struck with a somewhat worn die. However very minimal wear.
Ex: Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.
Ex: Dr. Albert Siegel Collection, NJ, 1960's