Denarius with head of Vespasian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 71


Mint: Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.573

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Vespasian, laureate, right.
IMPCAESARVESPASAVGCOS [III TR P] PP
Reverse: Draped female bust (of Ephesus?), right, with crown of towers.
PACIORB TERRAVG EPE (below)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mazzini Collection (G. Mazzini, Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 1, Milan, 1957, p. 199, pl. 71, no. 293); by 1962: Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd. for $ 90.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour