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    Vespasian (69-79 AD). Orichalcum sestertius, (33mm, 26.50 gm, 6h).  Rome, 71 AD. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III, laureate head of Vespasian right /  IVDAEA  CAPTA around, S C in exergue, bearded Jew standing right facing palm tree, his hands tied behind his back, on other side of tree veiled Judaea seated right on cuirass in attitude of mourning, resting her left elbow on her knee and supporting her head with her left hand; behind the Jew, two shields and two spears; before Judaea, round shield. RIC II 59. Hendin 1500. Dark brown patina, with area of (active?) encrustation below bust. With a particularly clear reverse. Good Very Fine.

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    January, 2013
    6th-7th Sunday-Monday
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