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RIC 0776 Vespasian
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.
Laureate head right.

PON MAX TR P COS VI.
Victory standing left upon cista mystica, holding wreath and palm frond; coiled serpent to left and right.

Rome 75 AD

3.25g

RIC≤ 776 (R).
Only 5 specimens in the Reka Devnia hoard


Minted in Rome but likely intended for circulation in the East. The reverse copies the earlier quinarii of Augustus and the Cistophoric tetradrachms of Ephesus.

Ex-Jerusalem Haydaya
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FlaviusDomitianus  [Jul 25, 2019 at 07:06 AM]
Nice example.
Steve P  [Jul 25, 2019 at 07:51 AM]
Super-cool snakes, my ol' coin-friend (congrats)
David Atherton  [Jul 25, 2019 at 09:43 AM]
Not a very common type. A solid upgrade. Congrats!
orfew  [Jul 25, 2019 at 04:33 PM]
Very nice Jay
Nemonater  [Jul 26, 2019 at 02:18 AM]
Very nice, I love this type.