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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Ruler: Vespasian, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 9–79, ruled 69–79
Mint: Rome
Artist: Unknown

Aureus of Vespasian

74

Gold

7.24 g, 7:00, 20.4 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.5590
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
1st century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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