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RIC 0523 Vespasian denarius
IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII CEN
Laureate head of Vespasian right.

SPQR
within oak wreath with serrate leaves, acorns, and six long spikes.

Rome, 73 AD

2.95g

RIC 523 (C ). BM 86A. Cohen 517.

Rare: not in Paris, only one specimen in Reka Devnia hoard although RIC cites it as Common.

Holed for suspension in antiquity.
Reportedly found in Spain.

Ex-Tater's
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cicerokid  [Aug 06, 2013 at 06:42 PM]
A hole in one then! great shot!
HELEN S  [Aug 06, 2013 at 06:52 PM]
Beauty I just love the portrait great catch
David Atherton  [Aug 06, 2013 at 07:17 PM]
A coin/pendant of Vespasian! Not bad at all.
ancientdave  [Aug 06, 2013 at 07:23 PM]
Very cool find!
Lloyd  [Aug 06, 2013 at 09:33 PM]
Nice. Someone liked Vespasian!
carthago  [Aug 07, 2013 at 02:45 AM]
Strong portrait of the old man!
hill132  [Aug 07, 2013 at 03:22 AM]
Nice.
ickster  [Aug 07, 2013 at 03:38 AM]
I bid on this one and wanted to chase after it, but discipline kicked in. Congrats on a nice catch !
Paddy  [Sep 10, 2013 at 12:44 PM]
SPQR!
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