Beautifully toned and well struck on an unusually broad flan
Lot 1156
Forces of Vitellius in Gaul and in the Rhine Valley. Anonymous, 2 January-19 April 69. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.76 g, 7 h), Lugdunum. 'Jupiter-Vesta Group'. I•O•M CAPITOLINVS Diademed heroic bust of Jupiter Capitolinus to left, wearing drapery on his left shoulder; before, small palm frond. Rev. VESTA P R QVIRITIVM Vesta seated left, holding patera in her right hand and torch in her left. BMC 72. CG 125.1 (this coin). Cohen 432. Martin 96. Nicolas 105. RIC 125a. Rare. A splendid example, beautifully toned and well struck on an unusually broad flan. A hint of porosity and with light scratches and scrapes on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.

From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Christian Gollnow, ex Rauch 101, 19 April 2016, 1547.

This coin was struck from the same obverse die as lot 1155 above, the cover piece of this catalogue.
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