Domitian AE dupondius - CENSOR PERPETUUS - Very Rare

Ancient Coins - Domitian AE dupondius - CENSOR PERPETUUS - Very Rare
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Domitian AD 81-96. Æ Dupondius (28mm, 14.50 g.)
Rome mint, struck AD 87.
Obv. Radiate head right.
Rev. IMP XIIII COS XIII CENSOR PERPETVVS PP around large SC.
RIC II 537, BMCRE 398 var. (wearing aegis)
VF,
Brown patina.
Very Rare
 
This coin shows the rare appearance of the full imperial title "Censor Perpetuus." While earlier emperors had held this office, Domitian was the first to take it "in perpetuity," an extravagant act notably advertised on this coin. 
Price SKU: 00861
350.00
  • US$ 401.45
  • £ 308.07
  • AUD 562.28
  • CHF 399.74
  • CAD 523.15

Rates for: 10/19/18

Ships from: Spain