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Denarius of Vespasian

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.16gm, issued AD 69/70 Rome mint.

Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, Laureate head facing right.

Rev: IVDAEA, Judaea seated right at foot of trophy.

References: Sear 2296, RIC 15, RSC 15.

The Judaea Capta series of Vespasian was issued to commemorate the Jewish War, or First Jewish Revolt, that Vespasian commanded before becoming emperor and that his son Titus finished.

This coin fits the following collection focus(es): Provinces, Twelve Caesars.

2212TAS03   |   Good Fine   |   SOLD