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Vespasian RIC-715
Dupondius, 10.55g
Rome mint, 74 AD
Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M T P COS V CENS; Head of Vespasian, radiate, r.
Rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA; S C in field; Felicitas stg. l., with caduceus and cornucopiae
RIC 715 (C2). BMC 696. BNC 712.
Acquired from Aegean Numismatics, August 2018.

A decently sized bronze coinage was struck for Vespasian in 74. The Felicitas on the reverse symbolises the prosperity and abundance Vespasian has brought to the empire. It is easily one of the commonest reverse types of the issue.

Well centred with a few marks on the reverse.
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okidoki  [Sep 01, 2018 at 12:09 PM]
Nice David
Mat  [Sep 01, 2018 at 02:36 PM]
Very nice!
Jay GT4  [Sep 01, 2018 at 03:00 PM]
Nice brown patina
Nemonater  [Sep 01, 2018 at 06:55 PM]
Congrats on the move into bronze!
Randygeki(h2)  [Sep 23, 2018 at 05:47 AM]
Great patina on this
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