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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1025
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 77-78
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  10.83
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Vespasian, laureate, l. Reverse: S - C, l. and r. Spes advancing l. holding her skirt in her l. hand and something in her r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: (anticlockwise) IMP CAESAR VESPΛSIΛN COS VIII (Emperor Caesar Vespasian, Consul for the eighth time). S - C (by order of the senate).

Bibliography:  RIC II 2nd ed. 1011

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