Silver Denarius, Roman; 69 CE; Lugdunum (Lyon), Gaul; AR1-12

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Name/Title

Silver Denarius, Roman

About this object

Silver Denarius
Vitellius
69 CE
Lugdunum (Lyons), Gaul
Diameter: 18mm
Die axis: 1’ clock
O/ Laureate head r., globe at point of bust.
Obverse Inscription.: <A. VI>TELLIUS | IMP.GERMAN

R/ Mars, helmeted and naked but for cloak, advancing
l., r. holding spear, l. aquila and vexillum.
Reverse Inscription.: ↷<CONSENSUS> EXERCITV∨\M.

Condition: Worn, reverse is off-struck

Date Made

69 CE

Period

Vitellius

Place Made

Lugdunum (Lyon), Gaul

Medium and Materials

struck metal flan

Style and Iconography

Roman

Technique

Struck

Measurements

Diameter: 18 mm

Object Type

Coin

Object number

AR1-12

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