Domitilla ? A.D.

Wife of Vespasian (and mother of Titus and Domitian).   AR Denarius (Posthumous) RIC 71 (Titus), BMC 137 (Titus), BN 102 (Titus), C 3 Denarius Obv: DIVADOMITILLAAVGVSTA - Draped bust right, hair in long plait down back of neck, with necklace. Rev: FORTVNAAVGVST - Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia in left. c.80-81 (Rome). AE Sestertius (Posthumous) RIC 153 (Titus), BMC 226 (Titus), C 1 Sestertius Obv: MEMORIAE DOMI/TILLAE - Carpentum right drawn by two mules. Rev: IMPTCAESDIVIVESPFAVGPMTRPPPCOSVIII - Legend around S C. c.80-81 (Rome). $315 9/19/01.

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Domitian 81 – 96 A.D.

Domitian was one of Vespasian's sons and brother of Titus. Upon the death of Titus, Domitian was given the title of Augustus and thus became the emperor. Domitian campaigned extensively in Britain and present-day Germany, ultimately being successful in both areas. He was also intensely concerned with the soundness of the economy and frequently revised tax laws to maximize the treasury's income and kept tax collectors busy round-the-clock. However, he did use these monies to rebuild Rome which had been through two major fires and the construction of many new building projects. For all the good...

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