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RIC Volume II - Vespasian (69-79 AD)


P. Servilius M.f. Rullus, AR Denarius, c.100 BC, Rome
RVLLI
Bust of Minerva left wearing Corinthian helmet and aegis, banker's mark in left field, countermark IMP VES (ligate) for Vespasian below
(No legend)
Victory in biga right
P in right field
P . SERVILI . M . F in exergue
18mm x 20mm, 3.43g
Servilia 14; Crawford 328/1; Sydenham 601 for coin - Martini 100 for countermark

Seaby notes: P (Publice) in the field shows that these coins were struck from silver withdrawn from the public treasury, thus this issue a special one.


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-71, Rome
[IMP] CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS ITER-FORT RED
Fortuna standing left, right hand on prow, cornucopiae in left
18mm x 19mm, 3.17g
RIC II, 4 variant

Note: Variant for reverse device - rudder expected


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-71, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN[VS AVG]
Laureate head right
COS ITER-TR POT
Mars advancing right, trophy in left hand over shoulder, spear pointing forward up in right hand
17mm, 3.31g
RIC II, 7 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-71, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS ITER-TR POT
Pax seated left, branch upward in right hand, caduceus in left
18mm x 19mm, 2.68g
RIC II, 10 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-71, Rome
[IMP] CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS ITE_R-T_R POT
Pax seated left, branch upward in right hand, caduceus in left
17mm x 18mm, 3.42g
RIC II, 10 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-71, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS ITE_R-TR POT
Pax seated left, branch upward in right hand, caduceus in left
16mm x 18mm, 3.53g
RIC II, 10 (C)
Ex CNG Electronic Auction 300, Lot 435, April 2013


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-71, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVVG (sic)
Laureate head right
COS ITER-TR POT
Pax seated left, branch upward in right hand, caduceus in left
17mm x 18mm, 3.33g
RIC II, 10v (C)

Note: This is an interesting piece with the obverse legend somewhat blundered. Either the celator was having a problem with the AVG at the end of the legend, or more likely, either reused a Vitellius die at the beginning of Vespasian's reign or was expecting to start with a legend beginning with DIVVS which started low right and outwardly.


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-70, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
IVDAEA
Judaea in mournful pose on ground right, trophy behind
16mm x 18mm, 2.97g
RIC II, 15 (C)

Note: Minted to commemorate the Roman Victory in the 1st Jewish War and the destruction of the 2nd Temple


Roman Imperial, Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-70, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
IVDAEA
Judaea in mournful pose on ground right, trophy behind
16mm x 17mm, 3.27g
RIC II, 15 (C)
Ex David Cannon Collection


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 69-71, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
TITVS ET DOMITIAN CAES PRIN IV
Titus and Domitian seated side by side left on curule bench, each with branch upward in right hand
18mm, 3.17g
RIC II, 23 (R)
Ex Keith Emmett Collection; Ex M & R


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 70-72, Rome
IMP CAES VES_P AVG P M
Laureate head right
AVGVR / TRI POT
Simpulum, aspergillum, ewer, lituus
18mm x 19mm, 3.39g
RIC II, 30 (C2)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP-AVG P M
Laureate head right
TRI-POT II-CO_S III P P
Pax seated left, branch downward in right hand, caduceus in left
17mm, 3.33g
RIC II, 39 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP-AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
AVGVR / TRI POT
Simpulum, aspergillum, ewer, lituus
18mm x 20mm, 2.39g
RIC II, 42 (C2)
Ex Vel Garnett Collection


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
AVGVR / TRI POT
Simpulum, aspergillum, ewer, lituus
17mm, 3.48g
RIC II, 42 (C2)
Ex CNG Electronic Auction 300, Lot 435, April 2013


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
CONCORDIA-AVGVSTI
Concordia seated left, patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left
18mm x 19mm, 3.40g
RIC II, 43 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP A_VG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
CONCORDIA-AVGVSTI
Concordia seated left, patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left
17mm x 19mm, 3.32g
RIC II, 43 (C)
Ex CNG Electronic Auction #113, Lot 475, May, 2005


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
TRI | POT
Vesta seated left, simpulum in right hand
17mm x 18mm, 3.26g
RIC II, 49 (C)
Ex CNG Electronic Auction 300, Lot 435, April 2013


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
VICTORIA-AVGVSTI
Victory advancing right, palm in left hand wreath in right about to crown standard
17mm x 19mm, 3.40g
RIC II, 52 (C)

Note: This coin is part of the Judea Capta series


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP A_VG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
VICTORIA-AVGVSTI
Victory advancing right, palm in left hand wreath in right about to crown standard
16mm x 18mm, 3.24g
RIC II, 52 (C)

Note: This coin is part of the Judea Capta series


Vespasian, AR Denarius, Later Part of 73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP-AVG CENS
Laureate head right
PONTIF-MAXIM
Vespasian seated right, branch upward in left hand, scepter in right
18mm x 20mm, 3.47g
RIC II, 65 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, Later Part of 73, Rome
IMP CAES VESP-AVG CENS
Laureate head right
PON_TIF-MAXIM
Vespasian seated right, branch upward in left hand, scepter in right
18mm x 19mm, 2.94g
RIC II, 65 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, Later Part of 73, Rome
IMP CAES-VESP AVG CEN
Laureate head right
SALVS-AVG
Salus seated left, patera in right hand, left arm resting on arm of throne
18mm x 19mm, 3.31g
RIC II, 67 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESP AVG
Laureate head right
COS V
Two laurel-branches
19mm, 2.87g
RIC II, 72 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS V
Winged caduceus, wings downward
17mm x 19mm, 2.91g
RIC II, 75 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS V
Winged caduceus, wings downward
18mm x 20mm, 2.91g
RIC II, 75 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS V
Winged caduceus, wings upward
18mm x 19mm, 3.22g
RIC II, 75 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS V
Vespasian seated right, branch in left hand, scepter in right
18mm x 19mm, 3.27g
RIC II, 77 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS-V
Vespasian seated right, branch in left hand, scepter in right
18mm x 19mm, 3.32g
RIC II, 77 (C)


Roman Imperial, Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS-V
Vespasian seated right on curule bench, branch in left hand, scepter in right
18mm x 21mm, 3.41g
RIC II, 77 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS VI
Pax seated left, branch in right hand, left arm resting on arm of chair
20mm, 3.39g
RIC II, 90 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS VI
Pax seated left, branch in right hand, left arm resting on arm of chair
19mm x 20mm, 2.88g
RIC II, 90 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS VI
Pax seated left, branch in right hand, left arm resting on arm of chair
19mm x 20mm, 3.32g
RIC II, 90 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS VI
Securitas seated left, right hand on head, left arm resting on arm of chair
18mm x 19mm, 3.60g
RIC II, 91 (S)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS VI
Victory standing facing on prow, head left, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left
16mm x 19mm, 3.43g
RIC II, 93 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS VI
Victory standing facing on prow, head left, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left
18mm x 19mm, 3.18g
RIC II, 93 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
PON MAX-TR P COS VI
Victory standing facing on prow, head left, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left
19mm x 20mm, 3.15g
RIC II, 93 (C)

Note: The reverse commemorates the naval victory on Lake Tiberius against the Jewish rebels in August of 67 AD.


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 76, Rome
IMP CAESAR . VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS | VII
Eagle standing facing on cippus, head left
18mm x 20mm, 3.39g
RIC II, 99 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 77-78, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS-VIII
Mars standing facing, head left, transverse spear in right hand, trophy over shoulder in left
18mm x 20mm, 3.24g
RIC II, 103 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 77-78, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS-VIII
Mars standing facing, head left, transverse spear in right hand, trophy over shoulder in left
19mm x 20mm, 3.51g
RIC II, 103 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 77-78, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
(No legend)
Yoke of oxen walking left
COS VIII in exergue
18mm, 2.98g
RIC II, 107 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 77-78, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
COS | VIII
Prow right, star with 16 rays above
18mm, 3.25g
RIC II, 108 (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 77-78, Rome
CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
IMP | XIX
Modius with grain ears
18mm x 20mm, 3.02g
RIC II, 110 (C)
Ex CNG, Electronic Auction 121, Lot 241, September 2005


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 77-78, Rome
CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
IMP | XIX
Modius with grain ears
18mm x 19mm, 3.35g
RIC II, 110 (C)


Roman Imperial, Vespasian, AR Denarius, 79, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head left
TR POT X-COS VIIII
Victory standing left, affixing shield to trophy, captive below
17mm x 18mm, 3.03g
RIC II, 115 (C); RIC II, 1069 (R) (2008 edition) 
Ex Roma Numismatics 

Consignor notes: This reverse is part of the Judaea Capta series.


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75-79, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
IOVIS-CVSTOS
Jupiter standing facing, sacrificing from patera in right hand over lit altar at left, vertical scepter in left
19mm x 21mm, 3.40g
RIC II, 124a (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75-79, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
IOVIS-CVSTOS
Jupiter standing facing, sacrificing from patera in right hand over lit altar at left, vertical scepter in left
18mm x 21mm, 3.07g
RIC II, 124a (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 75-79, Rome
IMP CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head left
IOVIS-CVSTOS
Jupiter standing facing, sacrificing from patera in right hand over lit altar at left, vertical scepter in left
17mm x 20mm, 2.91g
RIC II, 124b (C)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 78-79, Rome
CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
ANNONA-AVG
Annona seated left, bundle of corn ears in right hand, left arm leaning on chair and holding section of skirt, feet on stool
18mm, 3.51g
RIC II, 131a (C)
Ex William M. Rosenblum Mailbid Sale #35B, Lot 74, May 3, 2005

Note: RIC describes Annona holding bundle of corn ears with both hands


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 78-79, Rome
CAESAR-VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right
ANNONA-AVG
Annona seated left, bundle of corn ears in right hand, left arm leaning on chair and holding section of skirt, feet on stool
18mm x 19mm, 3.22g
RIC II, 131a (C)

Note: RIC describes Annona holding bundle of corn ears with both hands


Domitian as Caesar, AR Denarius, 73, Rome
CAES AVG F-DOMIT COS II
Laureate head right
(No legend)
Domitian riding left on horseback, raising right hand, human-headed scepter in left
18mm x 19mm, 3.44g
RIC II, 232 (C)


Domitian as Caesar, AR Denarius, 76, Rome
CAESAR AVG F.-DOMITIANVS
Laureate head right
COS IIII
Pegasus standing right, left front hoof raised
20mm, 3.30g
RIC II, 238 (S)


Domitian as Caesar, AR Denarius, 77-78, Rome
CAESAR AVG F-DOMITIANVS
Laureate head right
COS V
Horseman, helmeted, riding right, raising right hand
18mm x 20mm, 3.13g
RIC II, 242 (S)


Domitian as Caesar, AR Denarius, 79, Rome
CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI
Laureate head right
PRINCEPS-IVV_ENTVTIS
Vesta seated left, palladium in right hand, scepter in left
17mm x 18mm, 2.78g
RIC II, 244 (C)


Domitian as Caesar, AR Denarius, 79, Rome
CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI
Laureate head right
PRINCEPS-IVVENTVTIS
Clasped hands holding legionary eagle set on prow
17mm x 19mm, 3.19g
RIC II, 246 (C)


Domitian as Caesar, AR Denarius, 79, Rome
CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI .
Laureate head right
PRINCEPS-IVVENTVTIS
Clasped hands holding legionary eagle set on prow
19mm x 20mm, 3.39g
RIC II, 246 (C)

Note: RIC does not mention any examples with the pellet at the end of the obverse legend


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 70, Group II, Asia Minor District-Byzantium
IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS II TR P P P
Laureate head right
PACI-AVGVSTAE
Victory advancing left, wreath in right hand, palm in left
BY ligature in left field, with Y horizontal through B and pointing right
17mm x 19mm, 3.45g
RIC II, 323 (S)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 70, Group II, Asia Minor District-Byzantium
IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS II TR P P P
Laureate head right
PACI . ORB-TERR . AVG
Draped bust of Orbis Terrarum right, wearing towered diadem
BY ligature below, with Y horizontal through B and pointing left
18mm x 20mm, 3.07g
RIC II, 324 (R)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 71, Group III, Asia Minor District-Byzantium
IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS III TR P P P
Laureate head right
AVG
Legend surrounded by elaborate laurel wreath terminating in small circle
BY ligature in center field, with Y horizontal through B and pointing left
17mm x 19mm, 2.50g
RIC II, 325 (S)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 71, Group III, Asia Minor District-Ephesus
IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS III TR P P P .
Laureate head right
CONCORDIA AVG
Ceres (?) seated left, corn ears and poppy in right hand, cornucopiae in left
EPHE in exergue
15mm x 17mm, 3.11g
RIC II, 329 (S)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 71, Group III, Asia Minor District-Ephesus
IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS III TR P P P
Laureate head right
PACI-AVGVSTAE
Victory advancing right, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left over shoulder
EPHE (PHE ligate) in right field
18mm, 3.19g
RIC II, 333 (S)
Ex CNG Electronic Auction 300, Lot 435, April 2013


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 74, Group IV, Asia Minor District
IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS . V . TR P P P
Laureate head right
PACI-AVGVSTAE
Victory advancing right, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left over shoulder
* in right field
17mm x 18mm, 3.33g
RIC II, 337 (S)


Titus, AR Denarius, 71, Group I, Vespasian IIIa., Ephesus
IMPERATOR T CAESAR AVGVSTI F
Laureate head of Titus right
CONCORDIA-AVG (N retrograde)
Ceres enthroned left, grain ears and poppy in right hand, cornucopiae in left
18mm x 19mm, 2.92g
EPHE (PHE ligate) in exergue
RIC II, 340 (R)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Antioch
IMP CAES VESP AVG-P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
CONCORDIA-AVGVSTI
Concordia seated left, patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left
16mm x 18mm, 3.27g
RIC II, 360 (S)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Antioch
IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
CONCORDIA-AVGVSTI
Concordia seated left, patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left
16mm x 18mm, 3.59g
RIC II, 360 (S) 1926 edition; RIC II, 1554 (R2) 2008 edition

Consignor notes: VF. Indicated as R2 in RIC II 2008 edition.


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Antioch
IMP CAES VESP AV_G P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
NEP-RED
Neptune standing left, right foot on globe, acrostolium in right hand, scepter in left
16mm x 17mm, 3.50g
RIC II, 361 (S)


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Antioch
IMP CAES VESP AV_G P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
(No Legend)
Vespasian in slow quadriga right, scepter in left hand, branch in right
Unidentified object in top center field
17mm, 3.41g
RIC II, 364 (S)

Note: RIC erroneously lists the obverse legend as IMP VESPAS AVG P M TRI P P P COS IIII. Reverse type part of the Judea Capta series.


Vespasian, AR Denarius, 72-73, Antioch
IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII
Laureate head right
(No Legend)
Vespasian in slow quadriga right, scepter in left hand, branch in right
17mm, 3.12g
RIC II, 364 (S)


Titus as Caesar, AR Denarius, 72-73 (?), Antioch
T CAES IMP VESP PON TR POT
Laureate, draped bust right, seen from behind
(No Legend)
Titus in slow quadriga right, scepter in left hand, branch in right
16mm x 17mm, 3.20g
RIC II, 368 (S)


Vespasian, Orichalcum Sestertius, 71, Rome
IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III
Laureate head right
IVDAEA-CAPTA
Jewess seated and mourning right under palm tree, Vespasian standing right at left, left foot on helmet, parazonium in left hand, long vertical spear in right
S C in exergue
33mm x 34mm, 27.12g
RIC II, 427 (S) 1926 edition; RIC II, 167 in 2008 edition

Consignor notes: aFine/VG. Rough surfaces.


Vespasian, Orichalcum Dupondius, 71, Rome
IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III
Radiate head right
ROMA
Roma seated left on cuirass, wreath upward in right hand, parazonium in left, left arm on helmet set on shields
S | C across fields
28mm x 29mm, 16.25g
RIC II, 476 (C) 1926 edition; RIC II, 279 in 2008 edition

Consignor notes: Choice gFine. Very attractive in hand.


Vespasian, AE As, 71, Rome
IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III
Laureate head right
(No legend)
Eagle standing facing on globe, head right
S | C across fields
28mm x 29mm, 10.06g
RIC II, 497 (C)
Ex Vel Garnett Collection


Vespasian, AE As, 71, Lugdunum
IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III
Laureate bust right, globe under point
VICTORIA-NAVALIS
Victory advancing right on prow, palm in left hand over shoulder, wreath upward in right
S | C across fields
27mm x 28mm, 11.09g
RIC II, -- (cf. RIC II, 503 for same without globe) 1926 edition; RIC II, 1178 (R2) 2008 edition

Consignor notes: Fine. Indicated as R2 in RIC II 2008 edition.


Vespasian, AE Quadrans, 71, Rome
IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG
Palm tree
PON M TR P P P COS III
Vexillum
S | C across fields
16mm x 17mm, 1.74g
RIC II, 510 (C) 1926 edition; RIC II, 340 (R) 2008 edition

Consignor notes: aFine. Indicated as Rare in RIC II 2008 edition.


Vespasian, AE Quadrans, 72-73, Rome
IMP VESPASIAN AVG
Palm tree
P M TR P P-P COS IIII
Vexillum
S | C across fields
13mm x 14mm, 3.41g (3mm thick)
RIC II, 530 (C) 1926 edition; RIC II, 409 (R2) 2008 edition

Consignor notes: aFine. Indicated as R2 in RIC II 2008 edition. Museum (?) catalog number on obverse.


Vespasian, AE As, 76, Rome
IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS VII
Laureate head right
VICTORIA-AVGVST
Victory standing right on prow, palm in left hand over shoulder, wreath upward in right
S | C across fields
26mm x 27mm, 10.22g
RIC II, 584 (C)


Titus as Caesar, AE As, 1 July-31 December 73, Rome
T CAESAR VESPASIAN IMP IIII PON TR POT III COS II
Laureate head right
VICTORIA-AVGVSTI
Victory standing right, palm in left hand over shoulder, crowning standard with wreath in right hand
S | C across fields
27mm x 28mm, 9.86g
RIC II, -- in 1926 edition; RIC II, 572 in 2008 edition

Consignor notes: Fine. Indicated as R2 in 2008 edition of RIC. This coin dates from July 1-December 31 of 73. According to Mattingly, IMP IIII may have been awarded for the capture of Masada on 15 April 73. RIC 2.1 (Flavian) includes this issue as 572 (Vespasian). Three examples are noted - Budapest, Vienna, and the Giessener coin (Gorny Sale 79, Lot 556, 14 October 1996). This example is the fourth known and only the second in private hands (comments from Ted Buttrey).


Titus as Caesar, Orichalcum Dupondius, 73, Rome
T CAESAR IMP COS II CENS
Radiate head right
FELICITAS-PVBLICA
Felicitas standing facing, head left, caduceus upward in right hand, cornucopiae in left
S | C across fields
27mm x 28mm, 10.10g
RIC II, 648b (C) 1926 edition; RIC II, 615 in 2008 edition

Consignor notes: Fine. Very attractive color. Indicated as rare in the 2008 edition of RIC.


Domitian as Caesar, AE As, 72, Rome
CAESAR AVG F DOMITIAN COS II
Laureate, draped bust right
PRINCIP . IV_VENT
Domitian on horseback, galloping left, right hand raised, scepter in left
S | C across fields
27mm x 28mm, 11.87g
RIC II, 697 (C)


Vespasian, Orichalcum Semis, 69-70, Commagene
IMP VESP AVG
Laureate head left
P . M . TR-POT . P . P
Winged caduceus upright
16mm x 17mm, 2.47g
RIC II, 794 (C)


Vespasian, Orichalcum As, 69-70, Commagene
IMP CAESAR VESP AVG
Laureate head left
S . C
Legend in laurel wreath
20mm x 22mm, 5.49g
RIC II, 796 (C)


Titus as Caesar, Orichalcum Semis, 71-72, Commagene
T CAES-IMP
Laureate head right
PON TR -POT
Winged caduceus upright
16mm, 2.83g
RIC II, 807 (S) 1926 edition; RIC II 1576 in 2008 edition

Consignor notes: aFine. Indicated as R2 in RIC 2008 edition.


Domitian as Caesar, Orichalcum As, 73-74, Commagene
CAESAR DOMIT COS II
Laureate head left
S . C
Legend in laurel wreath of eight bunches of leaves, terminating in pellet
22mm x 23mm, 6.16g
RIC II, 817 (S)


Domitian as Caesar, AR Denarius, 76, Rome
CAESAR AVG F-DOMITIANVS
Laureate head right
COS IIII
Minerva standing right on prow, shield in left hand, brandishing spear with right, owl at feet to front
17mm x 19mm, 3.14g
RIC II, 920 (2008 edition)


Divus Vespasian, AR Denarius, 80-81, Rome
DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS
Laureate head right
EX | S C
Victory standing left, placing shield on trophy at left, captive at base of trophy
18mm x 20mm, 3.10g
RIC II, 59a (Titus) (S); Hendin 772a

Note: This coin is from the Judea Capta series.


Divus Vespasian, AR Denarius, 81, Rome
DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS .
Laureate head right
EX S C
Slow quadriga left, pulling empty cart decorated with two figures on side panel, garland across front, model of victory quadriga on top of cart, model flanked by Victories with wreaths
19mm x 20mm, 3.00g
RIC II, 60 (Titus) (S); Hendin 789a

Note: This coin is a 10th anniversary commemorative of the victory procession after the Judean war.


Divus Vespasian, AR Denarius, 80-81, Rome
DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS
Laureate head right
E | X / S C
Legend across fields and on shield resting against cippus on which stands an urn, laurel branches standing at left and right
18mm, 3.30g
RIC II, 62 (Titus) (S)


Divus Vespasian, AR Denarius, 80-81, Rome
DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS
Laureate head right
E | X / S C
Legend across fields and on shield resting against cippus on which stands an urn, laurel branches standing at left and right
17mm x 18mm, 3.49g
RIC II, 62 (Titus) (S)


Divus Vespasian, AR Denarius, 80-81, Rome
DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS
Laureate head right
E | X / S C
Legend across fields and on shield resting against cippus on which stands an urn, laurel branches standing at left and right
18mm x 21mm, 3.47g
RIC II, 62 (Titus) (S)


Divus Vespasian, AR Denarius, 80-81, Rome
DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS
Laureate head right
S C
Legend on shield supported by two capricorns, globe with cross-hatched pattern below
17mm x 19mm, 3.26g
RIC II, 63 (Titus) (S)