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Live auction - brm_723869 - DIVUS VESPASIAN Denier

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Estimate : 800 €
Price : 840 €
Maximum bid : 900 €
End of the sale : 08 March 2022 14:56:42
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 80
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,30 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée présentant un très beau portrait de Vespasien ainsi qu’un revers finement détaillé. De légères griffes dans les champs du revers. Patine grise de collection


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


Reverse legend : S C.
Reverse description : Légende sur un bouclier que soutiennent deux capricornes ; en-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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