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Gold aureus of Vespasian

Period:
Early Imperial, Flavian
Date:
A.D. 70
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold; minted at Rome
Dimensions:
Overall: 3/4 x 1/8 in. (1.9 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Durkee, 1899
Accession Number:
99.35.154
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, head of emperor/COS ITER TR POT, Pax (Peace) seated, holding olive branch and winged caduceus
Rome
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