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Vespasian RIC-850
AR Denarius, 3.44g
Rome Mint, 76 AD
RIC 850 (R2). BMC 279. RSC 554.
Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG; Head of Vespasian, laureate, l.
Rev: IOVIS CVSTOS; Jupiter, bearded, naked, standing facing, sacrificing out of patera in r. hand over low garland altar and holding long vertical sceptre in l.
Acquired from Atlantis, August 2004.

Rare with left facing portrait.
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Date added:Oct 13, 2004
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Noah  [Jun 05, 2008 at 12:17 AM]
beautiful coin overall...I like how Jupiter appears to have the head of a lion!
Lucas H  [Aug 13, 2015 at 02:18 PM]
stellar example of a scarce coin. All of the examples I've seen are well worn