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RIC 1406 Vespasian Ephesus denarius
IMP CAES VESPAS AVG
Laureate head of Vespasian right

PACI AVGVSTAE
Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm, tilted Φ before her right foot.

Ephesus mint

69/70 AD

3.05g

RIC 1406 (R ). BMCRE 435. RPC 812 (8 specimens cited).

Released from an NGC slab. Graded as a fouree but shows no signs of plating. This is an official coin!

Ex-Ancient Galleon
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renegade3220  [Jul 12, 2013 at 11:21 PM]
Haha. Nice coin! If my memory serves, I believe I saw this one and did not take the time to really study it. Maybe I should have Great job! Worth 5 stars just for the great catch.
Lloyd  [Jul 13, 2013 at 02:13 AM]
Nice one... even better that it came your way misdescribed and you saw the opportunity! Nothing like the satisfaction of making your own luck on the back of knowledge and diligence!
HELEN S  [Jul 13, 2013 at 06:34 AM]
Great coin not a type we see everyday WELL CAUGHT
Randygeki(h2)  [Jul 13, 2013 at 10:10 AM]
nice find!
David Atherton  [Jul 13, 2013 at 10:52 AM]
I'm glad it all worked out for you. Very nice catch indeed.
ancientdave  [Jul 14, 2013 at 05:29 AM]
Attractive coin! Great catch!
Lucas H  [Jul 17, 2013 at 03:49 PM]
Very nice. No signs of fouree. It just goes to show how reliable slabbed grading can be on ancient coins
Potator II  [Jul 18, 2013 at 05:42 PM]
When the amateur surpasses the professionnal ! Well done