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Live auction - brm_481881 - DIVUS VESPASIAN Denier

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Estimate : 450 €
Price : 300 €
Maximum bid : 350 €
End of the sale : 05 June 2018 14:31:25
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 80
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,23 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré des deux côtés. Très belle tête de Vespasien divinisée. Revers de style fin servi par une jolie patine de médaillier avec des reflets mordorés et bleutés irisés


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Divus Augustus Vespasianus”, (le Divin Vespasien Auguste).


Reverse legend : S C.
Reverse description : Légende sur un bouclier que soutiennent deux capricornes ; au-dessous, un globe.
Reverse translation : "Senatus Consulto", (Par Décret du Sénat).


Rubans de type 2. Pour D. Sear, les émissions posthumes de Vespasien sont datées de 80, plutôt que de 79. Sur cet exemplaire, au revers le SC sur le bouclier est visible.

Historical background


(+ 24/6/79)

Consecration of Titus

Vespasian died June 24, 79 to Reate. He was immediately deified Titus. Vespasian left in history benevolent trace, since Trajan Trajan Decius and his memory returned them.

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