Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 98   |   12 December 2016
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Lot 1099





Estimate: 4'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'200 CHF Price realized: 4'000 CHF
The Roman Empire
Vespasian, 69 – 79
Sestertius 71, Æ 26.70 g. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III Laureate head r. Rev. IVDAEA – CAPTA Jewess seated r. on cuirass under palm-tree in attitude of mourning; behind palm, Jew standing r., hands tied behind his back; in field l., pile of arms. In exergue, S C. C 234. BMC 533. RIC 159. CBN 490. Rare. Dark green patina and very fine Ex NAC sale 46, 2008, 1008.
An historically important coin type, struck early into Vespasian's reign. AMP.

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