Asia Minor, uncertain mint. Vespasian, 69-79. dated year 1= 69, AE 26. Rare.

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Asia Minor, uncertain mint. Vespasian, 69-79. dated year 1= 69, AE 26 mm. 15.3 gm. Obv: ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙ(Σ) ΟΥΕΣΑΠΣΙΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒΑ, laureate head of Vespasian right, Rev: ΕΤΟΥΣ Α within laurel wreath. KM p. 530, no. 11, RPC II, 2801. Rare. From RPC: This series was presumably struck in AD 69, but its attribution is uncertain. Imhoof-Blumer proposed to locate the mint ‘vielleich im Kypros oder Antiocheia’. Von Aulock suggested Caesarea, because his specimen was found in Pontus. Recently McAlee suggested that this series was minted in Tyre.

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