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Contributor: Matthew Geary.
Issuer: DOMITIAN, AD 81-96. AR Denarius.
Obverse: CAESAR. AVG. F. DOMITIANVS. COS. VI., laureate head of Domitian facing right.
Reverse: PRINCEPS.IVVENTVTIS, Salus standing left, leaning on a column and holding snake, which she feeds from a patera.
Reference: RIC 243 (Vespasian); RSC-384. Grade: F+.
Comments: For more information, read the "Domitian" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Domitian see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.