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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1018
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Vespasian; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 71
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  27.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Vespasian, laureate, r. Reverse: S - C, l. and r. Mars advancing r. holding a spear in r. hand and rod in l. hand

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III (Emperor Caesar Vespasian Augustus, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, father of the fatherland, Consul for the third time). Reverse: S C (by order of the Senate)

Bibliography:  RIC II 2nd ed. 199

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Vespasian
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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