SILVER DENARIUS OF VESPASIAN (69-79 CE)
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Silver Denarius of Vespasian, owned by the course tutor.
OBVERSE ('Heads'): Portrait of Vespasian. IMP. CAESAR VESPASIANUS AUGustus.
REVERSE ('Tails'): Pax, personifying Peace, seated left, holding olive branch in her right hand, caduceus (staff of office of Mercury, Messenger of the gods) in her left. COS. ITER TR. POT.
Photo © S.P. Kershaw.