SILVER DENARIUS OF VESPASIAN, EPHESUS, AD 71.

SILVER DENARIUS OF VESPASIAN, EPHESUS, AD 71.

225.00

Obverse: IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS III TR P P P, Laureate head of Vespasian facing right.

Reverse: CONCORDIA AVG, Ceres enthroned left, holding in her right hand two corn-ears and a poppy, in her left a cornucopiae, EPHE (PHE in monogram) in ex.

RIC: 329. Sear: 2269. BMCRE: 453. [Ephesus, AD 71].

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.2 g.

A rare silver denarius from Vespasian's provincial series, struck in Ephesus in AD 71, the same year that Vespasian and Titus were victorious in the Jewish War. An excellent example of a highly desirable coin.

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