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Ancient Rome Vespasian Dupondius  69AD to 79AD
Ancient Rome Vespasian Dupondius 69AD to 79AD

Vespasian (born 17 November 9, died 23 June 79) was Roman Emperor from AD 69 to AD 79. Many coins were issued with his image and inscription. This one sold in a 2012 auction by cgb.fr in Paris for about $275 US dollars. It is a gorgeous specimen. In worse shape, the selling price would be much lower.

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Coin: 14110 , Genre: Ancient
Requested by: bob c, Wed, 03-Apr-2013 13:16:33 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 20-Sep-2013 00:22:02 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 20-Mar-2015 14:34:47 GMT
Requester description: imp caes vespasian aug cos 111. ROME S C
Tags: ancient rome vespasian dupondius anciet romana roman romen roma vesparian vespa vespasianvs vespasianus imp caes caesar aug august cos impc cesarz ceasar ceaser caeser ceasars avgu avgvst avgv avgvsta cosiiiipp cosiiii iii spike spikes spiked

  

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