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A silver denarius of the deified Roman emperor Vespasian with a reverse showing two capricorns and a globe. Coin Type: Holed silver denarius of Divus Vespasian, 69-79 CE, issued by Titus
Mint and Date: Rome, 80-81 CE.
Size and Weight: 18mm x 19mm, 2.73g
Laureate head right.
Reverse: No legend.
Two capricorns, back-to-back, supporting a shield inscribed S C (the inscription worn off on this specimen), with a globe below.
Provenance: ancient_treasures (eBay), April 2009
Ref: RCV (2000) 2569; RIC II 63, II (2007) Titus 357.
BW Ref: 023 040 139
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