Silver Denarius, Roman; 69-79CE; Rome; AR1-13

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Name/Title

Silver Denarius, Roman

About this object

Silver Denarius
Vespasian
69-79 CE
Rome
Diameter: 18 mm.
Die axis: 11 o’clock
Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian to r.
Inscription: IMP C<AESA>R | VESPASIANVS AVG
Reverse: Vespasian seated r., holding branch and scepter.
Inscription: <PO>N <MA>X | TR P COS V
Condition: Gouges on both sides, possibly caused by acid. There is a small, round indentation (loss) on obverse under chin; on reverse, large round indentation (loss) on r. side.

Date Made

69-79CE

Period

Vespasian

Place Made

Rome

Subject and Association Keywords

Vespasian

Medium and Materials

silver metal

Style and Iconography

Roman

Technique

Struck

Measurements

Diameter: 18 mm

Object Type

Coin

Object number

AR1-13

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