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VESPASIAN SILVER DENARIUS – POSTHUMOUS ISSUE STRUCK UNDER TITUS WITH TWO CAPRICORNS – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE TWELVE CAESARS (Inv. 13171)

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ROMAN EMPIRE. VESPASIAN, AD 69-79
Silver denarius, 3.51 g., 17 mm., posthumous emission struck in Rome under Titus AD 80-81.
Obv. DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS, laureate head of Vespasian right.
Rev. A pair of capricorns conjoined, emerging from a globe, a shield inscribed SC above.
RIC II 357 (Titus); RSC 497; BMC Titus 129.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, lustrous, an interesting type recalling the capricorn symbolism of Augustus.

 

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