Vespasian, (A.D. 69-79), silver denarius, Rome mint, issued A.D. 74, (2.76 g), obv. laureate head of Vespasian to right, around IMP CAES VESP AVG CENS, rev. Vespasian seated to right, holding sceptre and branch, PONTIF MAXIM around, (cf.S.2305, RIC 65, RSC 387a). Toned, some surface scratches and uneven flan, otherwise nearly very fine.
Ex RJM Collection with ticket. The reverse is strongly reminiscent of the Tribute Penny type of Tiberius.