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564367. SOLD $3950

Domitian. As Caesar, AD 69-81. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.47 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck under Vespasian, AD 79, to 24 June. CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI, laureate head right / PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS, Salus, draped, standing right, left leg crossed over right, resting left arm on column, holding snake in right hand and feeding it out of patera in left. RIC II.1 1084 (Vespasian); RSC 384 corr. (Salus standing right, not left); BMCRE 265-6 (Vespasian); BN 237 (Vespasian). Attractive tone with underlying luster. Choice EF. Struck with fresh dies. Outstanding portrait.

Ex Gadoury (16 November 2018), lot 68.