Vespasian AR Denarius, Annona reverse
18mm/32.gm Rome mint c. 78-79 AD
Con/ Good Fine, specks of die rust on obverse
Obv/ CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG (counter clock-wise); bust left
Rev/ ANNONA AVG; Annona seated l., holding bundle of corn ears
Ref/ RIC Vol 2, 131b var.
Seller's Note/ This coin was struck shortly before Mount Vesuvius blew its top!