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brm_557967 - VESPASIAN Denier

VESPASIAN Denier XF
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Price : 175.00 €
Type : Denier
Date: 78
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,87 g.
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire bien centré des deux côtés. Joli portrait. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Luc Corso

Obverse


Obverse legend : CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Cæsar Vespasinus Augustus”, (César Vespasien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IMP - XIX.
Reverse description : Modius contenant sept épis de blé.
Reverse translation : “Imperator undevicesimum”, (Revêtu de la dix-neuvième acclamation impériale.

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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