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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Twelve Caesars| > |Vespasian| > SH29276
Vespasian and Titus, 1 July 69 - 24 June 79 A.D., Roman Provincial Egypt
The dating of this issue is a bit difficult because none of these coins seem to have perfectly clear numerals. But since Vespasian likely did not assume the title of Augustus during his first Alexandrian year, the option of a Year A date falls, and we are left with options Year B or Year ∆. One specimen in the BM is described as ∆ but RPC II assigns these coins to Year B.
SH29276. Silver tetradrachm, RPC II 2416, Dattari 345, gVF, Alexandria mint, weight 11.066g, maximum diameter 24.2mm, die axis 0o, 69 - 70 A.D.; obverse AYTOKPAT KAIΣA OYEΣΠAΣIANOY, laureate head of Vespasian right, date LB in front; reverse T ΦΛAYI OYEΣΠAΣIANOΣ KAIΣ , laureate head of Titus right; rare; SOLD




  






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