Lot of 2:
1) Cast imitation of a sestertius of Domitian (81-96 AD), after Giovanni dal Cavino (1500–1570). A later aftercast.
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XII CENS PER P P, laureate bust right, with aegis over far shoulder.
Rev: PONT MAX TR P VIII LVD SAEC, emperor seated left on platform, handing fumigants to a citizen standing right; between, child standing right with arms extended; S P Q R SVPPD on platform, SC in exergue; in background, temple.
Ref: Klawans 5; Lawrence 40-3.
2) Reference work: “Medals by Giovanni Cavino, The Paduan”, by Richard Hoe Lawrence; 31 pages with illustrations
- Roman Empire
- Lot of 2: Cast imitation of a sestertius of
- Year/Period and Variation
- Domitian after Giovanni dal Cavino / “Medals by Giovanni Cavino, The Paduan”, Richard Hoe Lawrence
- No. of items
- Very fine