Sestertius with bust of Vespasian
Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 27.10 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Vespasian, laureate, right.
IMPCAESVESPASIANAVGPMTRPPPCOSIII (line above three I’s)
Reverse: At left emperor stands in military dress, spear in right hand, parazonium in left, left foot on helmet. Palm tree in center and at right Jewess seated on cuirass, right, her head bent down.
IVDAEA CAPTA S C (in exergue)
By 1968: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (probably Spink & Son, Numismatic Circular, October 1968, no. 7106); purchased by MFA from Spink & Son Ltd., November 13, 1968
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour