Aureus with head of Vespasian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 76


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.779

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian to right.
IMPCAESAR VESPASIANVSAVG (A’s lack crossbars)
Reverse: Heifer right.
Above: COSVII

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour