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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1022
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Vespasian; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 73
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Vespasian, laureate, r. Reverse: S - C, l. and r. Pax standing l. leaning on cippus, holding winged caduceus in r. hand and branch in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M T P COS IIII CENS (Emperor Caesar Vespasian Augustus, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, Consul for the fourth time, Censor). Reverse: PAX AVGVST (Augustan peace).

Bibliography:  RIC II 2nd ed. 589

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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