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bpv_492794 - VESPASIAN Unité

VESPASIAN Unité VF/VF
145.00 €(Approx. 175.45$ | 126.15£)
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Type : Unité
Date: c. 69-79 AC.
Mint name / Town : Philadelphie, Lydie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 9,10 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale, décentré. Belle tête de Vespasien. Frappe faible au revers. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse legend : OUESPASIANOS KAISAR.

Reverse


Reverse legend : LÉGENDE NON VISIBLE.
Reverse description : Zeus (Jupiter) drapé debout à gauche, tenant un aigle de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche ; un autel dans le champ à gauche.

Commentary


Au revers, la légende n’est pas visible et rend difficile l’attribution.

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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