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RPC 2412 Vespasian Tetradrachm
ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒA ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΥ LB
Laureate head right

Dated LB Year 2 (69/70 AD).

Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm.

EGYPT. Alexandria.

Billon Tetradrachm
24mm - 13.12g

Kln 276; Dattari 360; Milne 393; Emmett 204; RPC II 2412.

VF, gray toning,

ex-Vauctions sale 243 lot 58 Barry P. Murphy

Vespasian was proclaimed Emperor at Alexandria on July 1, 69 AD. This cut short the coinage of Vitellius at the Egyptian capital which had begun only two months before
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Randygeki(h2)  [Mar 12, 2010 at 02:47 AM]
very cool one
ancientdave  [Mar 12, 2010 at 05:18 PM]
Cool coin, Vespasian does not look pleased!
casata137ec  [Mar 13, 2010 at 11:47 AM]
Nice one...I stared at this one for a while...glad you got it!
goldenancients  [Mar 25, 2010 at 06:07 PM]
I like it!
David Atherton  [Mar 26, 2010 at 07:54 AM]
I simply love these Alexandrian issues. Nice indeed.