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Sestertius with head of Vespasian

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Obverse: Head of Vespasian, laureate, right. IMPCAEVESPASIANAVGPMTRPPPCOSIII Reverse: Jewess seated right to right of palm-tree, in attitude of dejection; by the palm at left, a Jew standing right with arms bound behind his back (many details unclear). [I]VDAEA CAPTA In ex., S C.

Provenance

May 1, 1913: Deposited by Boston Athenaeum

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 71

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 21.74 gm.

Accession Number

13.676

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins