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Vespasian RIC II 1554
Vespasian. 69-79 A.D. Antioch Mint. 72-73 A.D. (3.19g, 17.6m, 6h). Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG PM [COS IIII], laureate head right. Rev: CONCORDIA AVGVSTI, Concordia std. l. with patera and cornucopiae. RIC II 1554 (R2), BMC 505, RSC 74. Ex. Harry N. Sneh Collection.

A rare issue from Antioch copying an earlier type from Rome. Many of the denarii from Antioch are very rare, and some are misattributed to the Rome mint, but the distinct portrait and lettering styles can give them away as a product of Antioch. This example has a typical portrait and well centered reverse.
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Album name:Lucas H / Vespasian
Keywords:vespasian, denarius, antioch, Concordia
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Date added:Jan 27, 2013
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Jay GT4  [Jan 27, 2013 at 06:11 PM]
Good catch
David Atherton  [Jan 27, 2013 at 08:35 PM]
Unusual portrait here. Very mich like those of Titus as Caesar from ths mint.