RPM44 - Domitian (A.D. 81-96), Silver Denarius, 2.89g., 18mm, Rome mint, 14 September - 31 December A.D. 88, ludi saeculares or Secular Games

Ancient Coins - RPM44 - Domitian (A.D. 81-96), Silver Denarius, 2.89g., 18mm, Rome mint, 14 September - 31 December A.D. 88, ludi saeculares or Secular Games
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RPM44 - Domitian (A.D. 81-96), Silver Denarius, 2.89g., 18mm, Rome mint, 14 September - 31 December A.D. 88, laureate head of Domitian right, IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TRP VIIII, rev., Herald advancing left wearing feathered cap and holding wand and shield,, COS XIIII [LVD SAEC] FEC, (S. 2723; RIC 2723), good very fine, toned. $495

This type was struck to commemorate the ludi saeculares or Secular Games a Roman religious celebration dating back to the early republic and perhaps intended to be held every 100 or 110 years, the theoretical longest span of a human life. The event was celebrated over three days and nights and involved religious sacrifices to the gods, theatrical performances and feasting.

Prezzo SKU : RPM44
US$ 495.00
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Quotazione: 12/08/17

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