Aureus - Vespasian and Titus T FLAVI VESPASIANVS CAESAR

Features

Country Roman Empire
(Rome)
Emperor Vespasian (69-79)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 69-70
Value Aureus = 25 Denarii (25)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Gold
Weight 7.5 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
References RIC II.1# 1523,
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.1523
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Vespasian, laureate, right.

Lettering: IMP CAESAR VESPASIA AVG

Translation:
Imperator Caesar Vespasianus Augustus.
Supreme commander (Imperator) Caesar Vespasian, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Head of Titus, laureate, right.

Lettering: T FLAVI VESPASIANVS CAESAR

Translation:
Titus Flavius Vespasianus, Caesar.
Titus Flavius Vespasian, Caesar.

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt

Comments

Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (69-70) 

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