Sestertius with head of Vespasian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 71


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 25.22 gm.

Accession Number

13.666

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Vespasian, laureate, right.
IMPCAESVESPASAVGPMTRPPPCOSIII
Reverse: Roma, helmeted, in military dress, standing right, holding Victory with wreath and palm on extended right hand and vertical spear in left.
ROMA on left, upwards. S C large, left and right in field.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum