Co 1059 (Early Roman denarius of Vespasian from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC II.1, Vespasian 2, p. 58, pl. 1
Description
Judaea Capta commemorative issue, struck ca. December 21, 69-early 70 CE.
Label or tag text
found 0.32m above datum; coin from just below cross wall at 14561 x 2165
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
Denarius
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.75
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Reverse Description
Judaea Capta, veiled and draped, seated to right at the foot of a trophy, arms resting on knees pulled up in mourning
Reverse Inscription
IVDAEA
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Silver (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1059 (Early Roman denarius of Vespasian from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1059>