COPPER AS OF VESPASIAN, ROME, AD 74.

COPPER AS OF VESPASIAN, ROME, AD 74.

175.00

Obverse: IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS V CENS, Laureate head of Vespasian facing left.

Reverse: S C, Spes advancing left, holding a flower and lifting skirt.

RIC: 560(b). Sear: 2361(var.) BMCRE: 703. [Rome, AD 74].

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 12.1 g.

A nicely centred example with an impressive portrait of Vespasian. This piece exhibits a gorgeous dark patina with areas of deep red on Vespasian's face really bringing the portrait to life.

 

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