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Lot 3185    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Roman Silver & Bronze - Roman Imperial

Estimate $120
SOLD $140

VESPASIAN, (A.D. 69-79), AE dupondius, Lugdunum mint, issued A.D. 77-8, (11.93 g), obv. laureate head of Vespasian to right, around IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS VIII P P, rev. around FIDES PVBLICA, Fides standing to left, holding patera and cornucopiae, (S.2347, RIC 753b, C.166). Deep brown patina, a few surface scratches, otherwise very fine and rare.

Ex Dr V.J.A. Flynn Collection with an old collector's ticket.

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