Vespasian Dupondius RIC 740

Orichalum Dupondius 28mm (10.19gr) Struck 72-73 A.D. Lugdunum mint

Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN AVG COS IIII Radiate bust right, globe at truncation


Rev: PAX AVG S - C Pax standing left sacrificing from patera over garlanded altar and holding caduceus and olive branch.

RIC II, 740, SR 2349, VM 87 var      Mark Lehman Collection

The style of Lugdunum makes this portrait special for me