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Imperial, Roman – 79 AD

Vespasian

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Commemorative laureate bust of Emperor Vespasian facing right.
Reverse: Two Capricorns clutching globe with hind quarters and holding shield.

LEGEND
Obv: DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS, Laureate bust of Emperor Vespasian facing right. Rev: Two Capricorns facing left and right clutching globe with hind quarters, while supporting a shield inscribed with SC.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Denarius. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 3.44 grams. Mint: Rome. Date: 79 AD under Titus.
Attribution: Roman Imperial Coinage 63 (Titus); British Museum Collection 129 (Titus).

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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