Sestertius with bust of Vespasian
Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 25.78 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Vespasian, laureate, right, wearing aegis.
IMPCAESARVESPASIANVSAVGPMTPPP COS III
Reverse: Roma, helmeted, dressed as Amazon, holds parazonium on left knee, seated on edge of pile of seven rocks representing hills of Rome. Before her Tiber reclines holding reed.
S C (in field) ROMA (in exergue)
By 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (as ex Niggeler Collection); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., March 8, 1972
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour