Titus, 24 June 79 - 13 September 81 A.D.
Jewish Revolts against Rome
This Judaea Capta type is comparatively common from the Antioch mint (portrait draped and cuirassed), but rare from Rome (portrait head only). Although undoubtedly a highly sought type, it is missing from the BibliothŤque nationale de France and the Hunter Coin Cabinet in Glasgow.
RS84763. Silver denarius, Hendin 1482; RIC II, part 1, 369 (R2); BMCRE II 85; RSC II 391a corr.; SRCV I -; BnF III -; Hunter I -, aVF, nice portrait, tight flan cutting off top of most legend letters, reverse flatly struck, pit flan flaw on reverse, weight 3.257 g, maximum diameter 17.5 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 72 - 73 A.D.; obverse T CAES IMP VESP PON TR POT, laureate head right; reverse date palm tree in center; Titus on left, standing right, wearing military dress, vertical spear behind in right hand, parazonium at side in left, left foot on helmet; Judaea, on right, seated right in attitude of mourning, left elbow resting on raised left knee, propping head with left hand, no inscription; very rare;
$450.00 SALE PRICE $405.00Vespasian, 1 July 69 - 24 June 79 A.D.
This type may commemorate a victory on the Sea of Galilee during the recapture of Judaea.RB68879. Copper as, RIC II, part 1, 335; BMCRE II 617; Cohen I 632; Hunter I 119 var. (S - C, low across field); SRCV I -, F, well centered, nice green patina, small areas of corrosion on obv, weight 12.620 g, maximum diameter 27.6 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 71 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III, radiate head right; reverse VICTORIA NAVALIS (the naval victory), Victory standing right on a prow, wreath in right hand, palm frond over should in left, S C (senatus consulto) in exergue; from the Jyrki Muona Collection;
$180.00 SALE PRICE $162.00
Catalog current as of Sunday, April 23, 2017.
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