Vespasian, (73 A.D.), silver denarius, Rome Mint, (3.14 g), obv. laureate head of Vespasian to right around IMP CAES VESP AVG CEN outwards, rev. PONTIF MAXIM outwards, emperor Vespasian seated to right holding sceptre and branch, (S.2305, RSC 387a, BMC p.19n, cf.RIC 65) (illustrated); Domitian, (A.D. 81-96), denarius, Rome mint, issued 79 as Caesar, obv. Domitian head laureate to r., around CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS, rev. Ceres standing to l., holding corn-ears and torch, around CERES AVGVST, (S.2636, RIC 976, C.30) (illustrated); Trajan, (A.D. 98-117), silver denarius, issued 108, Rome mint, (3.57 g), obv. laureate head with slight drapery on shoulder to right of Trajan, around IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P, rev. Roma seated to left, holding Victory and spear, around COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC, (S.3121, RIC 116, RSC 69); Hadrian, (A.D. 117-138), silver denarius, issued 119, Rome mint, (3.25 g), obv. laureate head to right of Hadrian draped on far shoulder, around IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, rev. P M TR P COS III around, FORT RED in exergue, Fortuna seated to left holding rudder and cornucopiae, (cf.S.3493, RIC 122, RSC 747a). Toned, nearly fine - very fine. (4)
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously A.H.Baldwin & Sons Ltd with tickets.