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Vespasian RIC II 0046
Vespasian 69-79 A.D. AR Denarius. 71, July-Dec. A.D. (3.47g, 19.1m, 6h). Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG PM, laureate head right. Rev: TRI POT, across field; Vesta, std. l., with simpulum. RIC II 46, BMC 57, RSC 561.

An early denarius of Vespasian, spreading themes of hearth and home after the Civil War by use of the goddess Vesta on the reverse. This example has a full flan, complete legends, and demonstrates what can be called a ďbig headĒ portrait.
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Album name:Lucas H / Sold, Traded, or Upgraded
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shanxi  [Oct 08, 2015 at 09:10 AM]
wonderful portrait