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LOT 105

Sold for (Inc. bp): £1,783

ROMAN EMPIRE - VESPASIAN - AUREUS
(7.30 grams.).

69-79 AD. Rome. Obv: laureate head right with (from bottom right) IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG legend. Rev: Pax seated left holding branch and sceptre with PAX AVGVST legend. Good very fine and lustrous, with some scuffing.

LITERATURE:
RIC II 770; BMC 280; Calicó 662; Sear -; cf. Wildwinds (this coin).

FOOTNOTES:
See UBS 83, lot 192 (realised 1,800 CH net) and Stacks 2009, lot 4288 (realised $1,500 net). Both examples much more worn than this coin.