Sestertius with head of Vespasian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 71


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 21.74 gm.

Accession Number

13.676

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Vespasian, laureate, right.
IMPCAEVESPASIANAVGPMTRPPPCOSIII
Reverse: Jewess seated right to right of palm-tree, in attitude of dejection; by the palm at left, a Jew standing right with arms bound behind his back (many details unclear).
[I]VDAEA CAPTA In ex., S C.

Provenance

May 1, 1913: Deposited by Boston Athenaeum

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum