Vespasian

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Vespasian
69-79 AD
Rome, 73 AD, Denarius, 3.34g.BM-98, Paris-86, C-387, RIC-546 (C3). Obv: IMP CAES VESPASIAN – AVG CENS Head laureate r. Rx: PONTIF – MAXIM Emperor seated r. on curule chair holding branch and scepter. The reverse copies Tiberius’ “Tribute Penny”, probably because Vespasian was restriking masses of heavier denarii from before Nero’s reform and wanted to preserve a record of some of their famous reverse types on his own denarii.

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Vespasian
69-79 AD
Rome, 73 AD, Denarius, 3.34g.BM-98, Paris-86, C-387, RIC-546 (C3). Obv: IMP CAES VESPASIAN – AVG CENS Head laureate r. Rx: PONTIF – MAXIM Emperor seated r. on curule chair holding branch and scepter. The reverse copies Tiberius’ “Tribute Penny”, probably because Vespasian was restriking masses of heavier denarii from before Nero’s reform and wanted to preserve a record of some of their famous reverse types on his own denarii.

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