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ROMAN EMPIRE, Vespasian, Rome mint, struck 74 AD, Dupondius
CAESAR VESPASIAN AVG laureate-headed bust left
PON MAX TR POT PP COS V CENS winged caduceus between crossed cornucopiae
RIC 798b, Cohen 377
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Keywords:Vespasian - Dupondius - Caduceus BOTLAUREL
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Date added:Jun 15, 2012
Dimensions:2740 x 1366 pixels
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Charles S  [Jun 15, 2012 at 04:27 PM]
Superb coin, beautiful obverse clearly visible now
Kained but Able  [Jun 15, 2012 at 05:57 PM]
Congrats Matthias, this coin is nothing less than an exquisite work of art.
*Alex  [Jun 15, 2012 at 06:56 PM]
NEW PHOTO - Old upload deleted.
David Atherton  [Jun 15, 2012 at 10:14 PM]
A perfect coin. 5 stars!
kc  [Jun 16, 2012 at 04:57 AM]
The portrait is wooooow!
hill132  [Jun 17, 2012 at 06:32 AM]
wow!
Mark Z  [Jun 20, 2012 at 05:07 AM]
That is amazing! 5/5!
Charles S  [Jul 18, 2012 at 01:37 PM]
This is Rome mint, not Commagene: see RIC II part 1, 2007 edition, page 28: "... which have in the past been attributed to different mints but now can firmly be tied to the mint of Rome, though the purpose of the coins is still disputed."
*Alex  [Jul 29, 2012 at 03:48 PM]
Wonderful portrait, great condition, fantastic patina.
quadrans  [Aug 17, 2012 at 09:06 AM]
Fantasti coin