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Rome, 69 AD. AR denarius, 3.06 gr., 17 mm.

Obv: [A VIT]ELLIUS GERMAN IMP TR P;  laureate head of Vitellius to the right.

Rev: LIBERI IMP GERMAN; confronted busts of Vitellius’ son, Vitellius Germanicus, and daughter, Vitellia.

Ref: RIC 79; BMC p.370, note 12. Ex Berk BBS 121 (2001), lot 320.

Extremely rare. Choice very fine. € 7,000

Neither the British Museum nor the Bibliotheque Nationale possesses an example of this rare issue. Note

the double binding of the laurel-wreath on the obverse!