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Vespasian RIC II 0941
Vespasian 69-79 A.D. AR Denarius. Rome Mint. 77-78 A.D. (2.97g, 19.0mm, 6h). Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right. Rev: COS VIII, Prow right; above, eight pointed star. RIC II 941, RSC 136.

During this time, the Flavians minted a number of reverse designs with consciously antiquarian designs. This one copies a denarius of Marc Antony, and may represent the victorious admiral.
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Steve E  [Jun 29, 2011 at 05:40 PM]
Nice background! I learn alot from visiting your gallery
David Atherton  [Jun 29, 2011 at 08:34 PM]
One of my favorite reverse types. Glad to se you got one!
Jay GT4  [Jun 29, 2011 at 10:20 PM]
Also one of my favorite reverses for both.I have the Antony of this type (although a fouree).
Randygeki(h2)  [Jun 30, 2011 at 08:06 PM]
I like this type too, cool coin
Marsman  [Jul 02, 2011 at 08:51 PM]
Here another one! Nice reverse.