As - Vitellius VICTOR AVG S C

Features

Country Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Vitellius (69)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 69
Value As (1/400)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Bronze
Weight 11.23 g
Diameter 28 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 66027
Numista (https://numista.com)
References RIC I# 151 var,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham, Carol Humphrey Vivian Sutherland, Robert A. G. Carson; 1984. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 1. Augustus – Vitellius (31 BC–AD 69) (1923 revised edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
RCV I# 2223 var
David R. Sear; 2000. Roman Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. The Republic and the Twelve Caesars 280 BC-AD 96. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Laureate head of Vitellius right

Lettering: A VITELLIVS GERMANICVS IMP AVG P M TR P

Translation:
Aulus Vitellius Germanicus Imperator Augustus Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate
(Emperor Aulus Vitellius, August Conqueror of the Germans, Greates Pontiff invested with Tribunician Power)

Reverse

Winged Victory advancing left, placing shield onto trophy, at base of which a captive in seated on globe with head down.
In exergue, inscription.

Lettering:
VICTOR AVG
S C

Translation:
Victoria Augusti (Victory of the August)
Senatus Consulto (By Decree of the Senate)

Edge

Gross

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

This variant does not seem to be listed by catalogs.

RCV and RIC list similar coins under RCV#2223, RIC#151, RIC#152, RIC#165 and RIC#176.

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