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Roman Empire, Vespasian AR Denarius / Vesta
ROMAN IMPERIAL

Vespasian AR Denarius ( 3.49gr) AD 71 July December. IMP CAES VES-P AVG [PM] Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. Vesta seated to left, holding simpulum; in field TRI POT.


BMC p. 10, 58 and pl. 1.20; C. 561; RIC p. 62, 46.

Ex G. Hirsch 26, Munich 11-13 Jan 1961, 1850.

From the Sam Mansourati collection.
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Jay GT4  [Jan 26, 2014 at 12:31 AM]
Superb! I love the portrait and thick neck!
n.igma  [Jan 26, 2014 at 12:37 AM]
Exceptional portrait of a very tough guy! It almost brings him to life - not one to be messed with and this portrait says it all!
Sam  [Jan 26, 2014 at 01:00 AM]
Thank you so much guys. I am glad you like it.
FlaviusDomitianus  [Jan 26, 2014 at 08:44 AM]
Great coin.
Sam  [Jan 26, 2014 at 10:59 AM]
Thank you so much Flavius.
carthago  [Jan 26, 2014 at 01:09 PM]
The combination of a fantastic portrait and magnificent toning make the obverse of this coin outstanding!
Sam  [Jan 26, 2014 at 02:16 PM]
Thank you so much , Chris.
Legatus  [Jan 27, 2014 at 12:05 AM]
Outstanding portrait and great toning. Beautiful coin overall. I'm jealous.
Sam  [Jan 27, 2014 at 12:14 AM]
Thank you so much , Legatus. I hope one day you get even a better one.
David Atherton  [Jan 27, 2014 at 12:04 PM]
Outstanding portrait. Definitely a cut above most others.
Sam  [Jan 27, 2014 at 12:14 PM]
Hello David and thank you very much, I am glad you like it.
Randygeki(h2)  [Feb 02, 2014 at 02:43 AM]
Wow!
*Alex  [Feb 03, 2014 at 12:27 PM]
Superb portrait. Congratulations Sam.
Sam  [Feb 03, 2014 at 11:16 PM]
Thank you so much Alex , I am glad you like it .
Thank you , Randy. I hope one day you find a better one .