Aureus with bust of Vitellius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 69


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1626

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Vitellius, laureate, right.
AVITELLIVSGERMIMPAVGTRP
Reverse: Draped bust of Vitellius’ son at left facing draped bust of daughter at right.
 LIBERI.IMP.GERM.AVG

Provenance

By 1963: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., 32 Rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., November 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour