Roman Silver & Bronze - Roman Imperial
VESPASIAN, (A.D. 69-79), AE sestertius, (24.49 g), Rome mint, struck 71 AD. obv. laureate head right, around IMP CAES VESPAS AVG P M TR P P P COS III, rev. Fortuna standing left, holding rudder, olive-branch, and cornucopiae, around FORTVNAE REDVCI, S C across field, (S.2323, RIC II 231, BMCRE 529, C.180). Very fine/good fine with a dark green patina, rare in this condition.
Ex Superior Coin Auctions, in New York, December 9, 1994 (lot 943).
The reverse refers to the fortunate return of our emperor.
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VESPASIAN, (A.D. 69-79), AE sestertius, (24.49 g), Rome mint, struck 71 AD. obv. laureate head ...