About this artwork
The front of this coin portrays the emperor Vespasian, wearing a crown of laurels and facing right.
On the back, the goddess of Peace is shown seated and holding a type of staff called a caduceus.
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- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Vespasian
- Roman Empire
- 70 CE
- Obverse: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANUS AVG Reverse: COSITER TRPOT
- Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.23 g
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze