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brm_564277 - VESPASIAN Denier

125.00 €(Approx. 136.25$ | 110.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: janvier - juin
Date: 71
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 17,50 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,86 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, bien centré des deux côtés. Joli portrait. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Luc Corso


Obverse legend : IMP CAES VE-SP AVG P M.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Vespasianus Augustus Pontifex Maximus”, (L'empereur césar Vespasien auguste, grand pontife).


Reverse legend : TRI POT II - CO-S III P P.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) assise à gauche sur un tabouret, tenant une branche d’olivier de la main droite et un caducée de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Tribunicia Potestate iterum Consul tertium Pater Patriæ”, (Revêtu de la deuxième puissance tribunitienne, consul pour la troisième fois, père de la patrie).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


(07/01/69 to 06/24/79)

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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