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brm_520889 - VESPASIAN As

VESPASIAN As XF
220.00 €(Approx. 242.00$ | 193.60£)
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Type : As
Date: 74
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,35 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire avec un joli portrait de haut relief. Beau revers. Agréable patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAES VESP AVG COS V CENS.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à gauche (O*1).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Caesar Vespasianus Augustus Pater Patriae Consul quintus Censor”, (L’empereur césar Vespasien auguste consul pour la cinquième fois censeur).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VICTORIA - AVGVST/ S|C.
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) debout à droite, sur une proue de navire, tenant une couronne de la main droite et une palme de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Victoria Augusti”, (La Victoire Navale).

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


VESPASIEN

(07/01/69 to 06/24/79) Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus

Vespasian was born Nov. 17 9 Flacrines near Reate (in Sabine country). It belongs to the Italian municipal bourgeoisie. Aedile in 38, 40 lender, consul in 51, proconsul of Africa in 63, he commanded with Claude shipping Britain. Nero says his three legions and a proconsul imperium to crush the revolt in Judea 66. It was proclaimed on July 1, august 69 to Alexandria and son, Titus and Domitian, are promoted Caesars. Vitellius was removed Dec. 20, 69. Titus is attached directly to the government by his father at 71. His reign was devoted to the political and economic restoration of Rome. In 73, it is of censorship. He died in Reate 24 June 79.

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