Ancient Roman AE As of Emperor Vespasian / Victory

Ancient Roman AE As of Emperor Vespasian / Victory

Code: 11941

£185.00 Approx $254.47, €216.63
 

This is an ancient Roman AE As, of emperor Vespasian, minted at Rome in 76 AD 

Obverse:  IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS VII"Supreme commander (Imperator) Caesar Vespasian, emperor (Augustus), consul for the seventh time" laureate head right.

Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTI S-C "Victory of the emperor (Augustus). Decree of the senate" Victory standing right on prow, holding wreath and palm.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: As (1/16 of a denarius)

MATERIAL: AE (Copper)

DATE: 69 - 79 AD (This coin was minted at Rome in 76 AD)

SIZE: 26.60mm diameter

WEIGHT: 10.73 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Cohen 605. RIC 897

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Aalden, Netherlands.