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Rare Judaean Victory Issue

Triton XXII, Lot: 1050. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Titus. As Caesar, AD 69-79. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.11 g, 6h). “Judaea Capta” commemorative. Rome mint. Struck under Vespasian, AD 72-73. T CAES IMP VESP PON TR POT, laureate head right / Titus driving triumphal quadriga right, holding branch and reins with his right hand and scepter with left. RIC II 370 (Vespasian); Hendin 1469; Calicó 722; BMCRE 520 (Vespasian); BN 73 (Vespasian); Biaggi 390. VF, underlying luster, some light scratches. Among the rarest of the Jewish reference Flavian aurei, with only three in CoinArchives.


From the DMS Collection, purchased from David Vagi, 14 January 2006.