|ROMAN SILVER DENARIUS OF DIVUS VESPASIAN, DIED AD 79
Divus Vespasian, silver denarius
Rome mint, struck AD 80-81 under Titus
Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian right. Legend: DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS
Reverse: Shield, inscribed S C, set on globe, from which emanates the forepart of a capricorn to left and right.
Extremely fine condition.
Ex American private collection.
Reference: H. Mattingly, et al. The Roman Imperial Coinage. Volume II, no. 63 (Titus). London. 1923-1994.