Denarius

Vespasian
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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72-73

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 2.9 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29293

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian right; IM*P CAES VESP AV*G PM C*O*S*I*I*I*I, Reverse: Veiled and seated female figure left holding single handled cup in right hand, left hand at side TRI POT, across field

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Vol. II: no. 71

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