|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||Sestertius = 1⁄4 Denarius (1/4)|
|Currency||Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)|
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 2007. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 2.1. Vespasian – Domitian (AD 69–96) (1926 revised edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.OCRE# ric.2_1(2).ves.241
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)
Head of Vespasian, laureate, right.
Lettering: IMP CAES VESPAS AVG P M TR P P P COS III
Imperator Caesar Vespasianus Augustus Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate, Pater Patriae, Consul Tertium.
Supreme commander (Imperator) Caesar Vespasian, emperor (Augustus), high priest, holder of tribunician power, father of the nation, consul for the third time.
Pax standing right, setting fire to arms; Column surmounted by Minerva, left, lance and shield resting against it; lighted altar, right.
Lettering: PAX AVGVSTI S C
Pax Augusti. Senatus Consultum.
Peace provided by the Emperor. Decree of the senate.
Mass varies: 23.29–25.83 g;
Diameter varies: 32–33 mm;
Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)
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