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RIC 26 var

RIC 26 var
RIC 26 var

AR Denarius (18mm, 2.94g, 11h). Rome mint, struck c. Sept 16 - Dec 31, 81 (Second Issue, RIC's "Group 4"), fghdn.

 

IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M, head laureate right; TR P COS VII DES VIII P P, dolphin entwined around anchor--describing festina lente, Σπεῦδε Βραδέως, "Make haste slowly," the motto of the deified emperor Augustus.

 

RIC 26 var, reverse axis, BMC p.300+, RSC 63 (since BMC oddly omits and Cohen shows no regard for orientation).

 

Private purchase.

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