Vespasian, (A.D. 69-79), AE sestertius, (25.21 g), Rome mint, issued 71 A.D., obv. laureate head of Vespasian to right, around IMP CAES VESPAS AVG P M TR P PP COS IIII, rev. SPQR OB CIVES SERVATOS, legend in four lines in wreath, (S.2341, RIC 458, C 528). Glossy brown patina, small amount of smoothing and fill on obverse field, nearly extremely fine and scarce in this condition.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously CNG Printed Auction 94, lot 1153 with tickets.