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Vespasian RIC II 0977
Vespasian 69-79 A.D. Rome Mint, July, 77 A.D.-Dec. 78A.D. (2.95g, 19.1m, 6h). Obv: CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right. Rev: IMP XIX in exergue; Goatherd seated left, milking goat left. RIC II 977 (R), BMC 220, RSC 220.

A scarce reverse from Vespasianís agricultural series. While worn, the reverse legend is complete, and the goatherd and his goat are clearly visible.

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Album name:Lucas H / Vespasian
Keywords:vespasian, denarius, goat, goatherd
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Date added:Dec 01, 2012
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SPQR Coins  [Dec 01, 2012 at 01:59 PM]
Great reverse!
Julianus of Pannonia  [Dec 01, 2012 at 02:09 PM]
Cool type!
Mat  [Dec 01, 2012 at 02:23 PM]
Already mentioned on facebook but a great addition. Never seen the type before.
David Atherton  [Dec 01, 2012 at 09:46 PM]
Good example of this most rare type.