Sestertius with bust of Vespasian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 71


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 26.22 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.247

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Vespasian, laureate, right, aegis on breast.
IMPCAESVESPASIANAVGPMTRPPPCOSIII
Reverse: Roma, helmeted standing to left, holding Victory in right hand and vertical spear in left.
ROMA S C (in field, right and left)

Provenance

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)