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Live auction - brm_919605 - VESPASIAN Aureus

VESPASIAN Aureus AU/XF
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Type : Aureus
Date: 69-70
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : gold
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 7,36 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Bel aureus bien centré, avec un très beau portrait de l’empereur au droit, de haut relief. Usure fine et régulière. Patine de collection
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Vespasianus Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Vespasien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IVDAEA.
Reverse description : La Judée drapée et voilée assise à droite, la tête reposant sur sa main gauche ; derrière, un trophée ; la légende sous une ligne d’exergue.
Reverse translation : “Consul Iterum Tribunicia Potestate”, (Consul pour la deuxième fois revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne).

Commentary


La pose de la Judée au revers évoque le deuil, celui du vaincu. Cette monnaie fut frappée pour célébrer la capture de Jerusalem.

Historical background


VESPASIAN

(1/07/69-24/06/79)

Vespasien was born on November 17, 9 in Flacrines, near Reate (in Sabine country). He belongs to the Italian municipal bourgeoisie. Aedile in 38, lender in 40, consul in 51, proconsul of Africa in 63, he commanded with Claude the expedition to Brittany. Nero entrusted him with three legions and a proconsular imperium to crush the revolt of Judea in 66. He was proclaimed august on July 1, 69 in Alexandria and his sons, Titus and Domitian, were promoted to Caesar. Vitellius was eliminated on December 20, 69. Titus was directly associated with the government by his father from 71. His reign was devoted to the political and economic restoration of Rome. In 73, he took on the censorship. He died in Reate on June 24, 79.

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