VESPASIAN SILVER DENARIUS – ISSUE FROM ANTIOCH DEPICTING VESPASIAN IN TRIUMPHAL CHARIOT CELEBRATING JEWISH WARS VICTORY – CHOICE AU FINE STYLE NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE TWELVE CAESARS (Inv. 13211)
ROMAN EMPIRE. VESPASIAN, AD 69-79.
Silver denarius, 3.29 g., 17 mm., struck in Antioch AD 72, to celebrate the Roman victory in the Jewish Wars.
Obv. IMP CAES VE[SP AVG P M C]OS IIII, laureate head of Vespasian right .
Rev. Vespasian, holding eagle-tipped scepter and olive branch, driving quadriga right.
RIC II 1559; Hendin 1491; RPC II 1931; RSC 643.
Ex Weissenberg Family Collection, purchased from Lanz 135 (21 May 2007), lot 583.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 4/5, Surface 2/5, FINE STYLE, “ex The Weissenberg Coll”, a coin belonging to the Judaea Capta commemorative series.