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IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XI CENS POT P P - Laureate bust of Domitian right, with Aegis on neck
IOVI VICTORI S C -Jupiter seated left. holding winged Victory in his right hand and a scepter in his left hand
35 mm / 26,70 gr
Sestertius, Rome, 85 AD
RIC (old) 279a, BMCRE 327, Sear -, Cayon 33
 
This is another is "replacement" Sestertius I bought to fill the empty space left by a coin that was stolen from the mail this year. I noticed that prices have obviously gone up since I started collecting in 2016 because I can't get Sestertii of the same quality for the same budget any more.
 
Anyway, this was my beloved first Sestertius of Domitian (now in the hands of someone who can never appreciate it as much as I did). I guess I liked it better because of the beautiful Tiber patina high relief, and the absence of cleaning scratches and pits:

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Please show your Sestertii of Domitian!

 

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My Domitian Sestertius. AE33mm., 17.68gm.

THRACE, Perinthus. Domitian. AD 81-96. Æ (33mm, 17.68 g,).

AYTOK · KAIΣAP · ΔOMIT IANOΣ · ΣEB · ΓEP, laureate head right

ΠEPIN ӨIΩN, Homonia standing left, holding cornucopia and sacrificing from patera over lighted altar to left.

RPC II 361; Schönert, Perinthos 272; SNG Copenhagen 733; Varbanov 3703. Moushmov 4429.

 

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Domitian Ae Sestertius 95-96 AD Obv Head right laureate Rv Jupiter seated left holding victory, RIC 794 28.42 grms 34 mm Photo by W. Hansen

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My coin is very similar to the one posted by @Julius Germanicus which is a bit surpising in that they are about ten years apart. One other thing that can be seen on this coin would be the edge of the die which can be seen on the left side of the reverse. 

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