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Roman bronze as of Vespasian
ROMAN BRONZE AS OF VESPASIAN, REIGNED AD 69-79

Vespasian, AD 69-79, bronze as.
Diameter: 27 mm.; Weight: 10.11 grams
Rome mint, struck AD 71

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian right. Legend: IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III.

Reverse: Eagle standing facing on globe, head right, with wings spread; S C in exergue.

Very fine condition.

Ex American private collection.

Reference: H. Mattingly, et al. The Roman Imperial Coinage. 10 Vols. London. 1923-1994. Volume II, no 322.

EV1469
$400

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