Lot Archive


№ 30


1 December 1993

Hammer Price:

Vitellius (AD 69), Denarius, laur head of Vitellius r. reverse tripod with dolphin above a raven below. (5.754; RSC. 111.) Bold portrait of this short reigned emperor, very fine.

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Roman Coins.

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Virellius was murdered in October 69AD. His body was dragged through the streets of Rome and thrown into the Tiber.