Starting Price: 10 000 GBP
Price realized: 10 000 GBP
Vespasian (69-79), Sestertius, Rome, AD 71; AE (g 27,56; mm 35; h 6); VESPASIAN AVG PM TR P P P COS III, laureate head r., Rv. IVDAEA CAPTA / S C, palm tree; to l., Jew standing l., looking back, with his hands tied behind his back; to r., Jewess seated r. on shield, in attitude of mourning; helmet on ground to l. RIC 163 var (Judaea seated on cuirass).
Rare. A strong portrait struck on a very broad flan; somewhat tooled, otherwise extremely fine.