Vespasian AE Sesterius, Judaea Capta type, VERY RARE, Pedigreed! 72/73 C.E. SOLD

$650.00
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jc229
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VESPASIAN AE SESTERTIUS, "VICTORIA AVGVSTI"

RIC 390, Hendin 1506, 33.3mm, 24.53 grams, Near VF with some tooling or an attempt at it, mainly behind the head of Vespasian around the letters, Struck 72/73 C.E., Rome Mint

Obverse: IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS IIII around laureate head of Vespasian to right

Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTI around Victory standing to right, foot on helmet, inscribing VIC AVG on shield set on palm tree, SC in fields

A VERY RARE Judaea Capta type, nicely centered with a bold reverse. Rated R2 in RIC with only ONE specimen on acsearch.
 
Ex: Nussbaum collection, NY; Purchased from Superior, Dec. 3, 1969