Vitellius (18 July 69 - 22 December 69 A. D.). AR denarius.
Minting place: Taraconensis, Hispania
Dated: from April 69 to December 69 A. D.
Weight: 3.4 grams
Diameter: approx. 18 mm
Provenance: coin was found in South Limburg, and is also adopted in the NUMIS database; comes with a copy of this adoption. Very rare.
Ref: R.I.C. I, (2nd print) p.: 269; no.: 24. Rarity: R3, RSC 24.
Obverse: laurelled head of Vitellus facing left (type D), with a palm leaf in front of his chin.
Circumscription: "A.VITELLIVS IMP.GERMAN." (circumscription 3a), without interpunction.
Reverse: Mars coming to the left, holds an aquila and vexillum.
Circumscription: "CONSENSVS EXERCITVVM”
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- Roman Empire
- Vitellius (AD 69)
- Year/Period and Variation
- Taraconensis - R3