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Roman Imperial coin of Vespasian (Judaea Capta)
Aureus (gold)
Mint: Lugdunum, 72 CE
Diam: 20 mm; Weight: 7.29 gr; Axis: 12
Gift of Tamar and Teddy Kollek, Jerusalem
Accession number: 89.9.13251
Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian to right, surrounded by Latin inscription: IMP.CAES.VESPAS.AVG.PM.TRP IIII.PP.COS IIII
Reverse: Trophy (war booty) surrounded by Latin inscription: DE IVDAEIS

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir