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Roman, Vespasian Sestertius
Vespasian. AD 69-79. ∆ Sestertius (34mm, 23.90 g). Rome mint. Struck AD 71. Laureate head right. RIC 443; Cohen 419. Good VF, mottled green patina, light smoothing.
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Filename:vespasian sestert.jpg
Album name:Jan Terje Rafdal / Superb and Masterpiece Portraits Gallery
File Size:15 KB
Date added:Sep 02, 2006
Dimensions:248 x 236 pixels
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Jerome Holderman  [Sep 02, 2006 at 09:35 AM]
Wow! Breathtaking coin!!
Noah  [Sep 02, 2006 at 11:56 AM]
Vespasian70  [Sep 02, 2006 at 02:40 PM]
A coin that is in excellent condition combined with a wonderful rugged portrait of the old soldier. Outstanding indeed!!!
*Alex  [Sep 02, 2006 at 08:40 PM]
The portrait is wonderful.
Jan Terje Rafdal  [Sep 03, 2006 at 10:30 AM]
Thanks folks! I agree to everything you say
Potator II  [Sep 03, 2006 at 11:11 AM]
Yeah, really great coin
C. Caesar Germ.  [Sep 25, 2006 at 01:26 PM]
Amazing detail on Vespasian's face.
Matthew C5  [Mar 30, 2015 at 04:56 PM]
Banjaxed  [Jul 10, 2015 at 11:38 AM]
Beautiful. All the charisma of the old devil radiates from this portrait.