Denarius

Vespasian, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 2.9 g

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

27.1.29294

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian right; [IMP CAESAR] V*E*S*PASIANUS [AVG], Reverse: Draped Ceres seated left holding corn ear and poppy in right hand and typrch upright in left; T*R*I*P*O*T* [COS] V*I*I*I*I*,

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Vol. II: no. 244, pl. 7/11

Old Number

hn 204

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