Aureus with head of Vespasian
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.89 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Vespasian, laureate, to right.
IMPCAES VESPAVGCEN (A’s written without cross bars)
Reverse: Vesta, scepter in left hand, in the center, statue of goddess (?) with purse, on left and on right statue of goddess with patera (?) and scepter.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (said to have been in the Vicomte de Sartiges Collection); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour