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a silver denarius of the Roman emperor Vespasian with a reverse showing emblems of the augurate and the pontificate. Coin Type: Silver denarius of Vespasian, 69-79 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 72-73 CE.
Size and Weight: 17mm x 19mm, 2.54g
Obverse: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right.
Reverse: AVGVR above, TRI POT below
Simpulum, sprinkler, jug and lituus, emblems of the augurate and the pontificate.
Provenance: bearprinter (eBay), May 2008
Ref: RCV (2000) 2282; RIC II 42, II (2007) 356; BMCRE 64.
BW Ref: 020 037 126
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