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Vespasian / Pax Aureus
Vespasian. Gold Aureus (7.14 g), AD 69-79. Judaea Capta type. Rome, AD 72/3.
O: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII, laureate head of Vespasian right.
R: VIC AVG across field,Victory standing right on globe, holding wreath and palm branch.
- RIC 361; BN 57; BMC 72; Caliců 699

In describing Vespasian's triumph in Rome, following the defeat of Judaea, Josephus says, "Many people were carrying statues of Victory; everything was constructed of elephant [ivory] and gold."
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Jay GT4  [Jan 04, 2018 at 10:02 PM]
Love to have some Flavian gold! Congrats
orfew  [Jan 05, 2018 at 02:09 AM]
A lovely aureus
Canaan  [Jan 05, 2018 at 03:24 AM]
Great coin!!!
quadrans  [Jan 05, 2018 at 04:05 AM]
Ohh, It is great...
FlaviusDomitianus  [Jan 05, 2018 at 08:32 AM]
Lovely coin
David Atherton  [Jan 09, 2018 at 12:01 PM]
Randygeki(h2)  [Mar 16, 2018 at 05:35 AM]