Contributor: Matthew Geary.
, AD 81-96. AR Denarius.
CAESAR. AVG. F. DOMITIANVS. COS. VI., laureate head of Domitian facing right.
PRINCEPS.IVVENTVTIS, Salus standing left, leaning on a column and holding snake, which she feeds from a patera.
RIC 243 (Vespasian); RSC-384. Grade: F+.
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