Silver denarius 18 mm, 3.29 gm. Obverse: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.
Laureate head of Vespasian right. Reverse: COS ITER TR POT. Vespasian was born in Falacrina, he rose to command during the invasion of Britain in 43 AD. After a bleak period as a mule dealer, he was appointed by Nero to quell the Jewish Revolt, which he did. He was proclaimed emperor in Alexandria, defeated Vitellius at Cremona, and died in Reate.
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The item "Vespasian Antiquities, Ancient Art, Ancient Coins" is in sale since Tuesday, November 29, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)".antiquitatis" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.