Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Vespasian / Peace

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Vespasian / Peace

Code: 12179

£185.00 Approx $206.24, €210.47
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of emperor Vespasian, minted at Rome in 75 AD 

Obverse: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, "Supreme commander (Imperator) Caesar Vespasian, emperor (Augustus)." Head of Vespasian, laureate, right

Reverse: PON MAX TR P COS VI, "High priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the sixth time." Pax, naked to waist, seated left, holding branch extended in right hand, left hand in lap.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 69 - 79 AD (This coin was minted at Rome in 75AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 2.9 grams

ATTRIBUTION: (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 2301 RIC 772, (RIC [1962] 90), RSC 366, BMC 161

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Bristol, United Kingdom