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Vespasian RIC-940
AR Denarius, 3.39g
Rome mint, 77-78 AD
RIC 940 (R). BMC p. 37 note. RSC 127.
Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG; Head of Vespasian, laureate, l.
Rev: COS VIII; Mars stg. l., with spear and trophy, and to r., corn ear

The type is not exceedingly rare, but wasn't the easiest to obtain with head left. The difference between this type and the typical Mars reverse is the corn ear, which fits in with the agrarian series being minted at the time.
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