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Denarius of Vespasian overstruck with new types by the rebels of the Second Jewish Revolt: CM.LS.1974-R

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Denarius of Vespasian overstruck with new types by the rebels of the Second Jewish Revolt

Maker(s)

Ruler: Vespasian (AD 69-79)
Issuer: Simon ben Kosiba (Overstruck by)

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Notes

History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt Rollin & Feuardent, London, 11.ix.1878 for £8.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College

Dating

69 CE - 135 CE

Note

Overstruck on denarius of Vespasian

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 18.4 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 3.32 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Legend within wreath

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: undertype inscription, bearing Vespasian's name and titles, still partially visible to right [...]AESAR VESPA[...]

  • Text: 'Shimon'
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Flagon with handle, palm branch to right

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: 'For the freedom of Jerusalem'
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1974-R
Primary reference Number: 175890
SNG: VI 1974
Mildenberg: D133.5
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 January 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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