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Gold Ring Featuring a Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Vespasian - FJ.4245
Origin: Sebastia, Samaria, Israel
Circa: 69 AD to 79 AD

Collection: jewelry
Medium: Gold and Silver

$4,300.00
Location: United States
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This genuine Ancient Roman silver coin of Emperor Vespasian has been mounted in a stunning modern 18 Karat gold ring.

T. Flavius Vespasianus was barn at Falacrina in A.D. 9, the son of Flavius Sabinus, a tax collector, and Vespasia Polla. Despite his humble origins, his military skill carried him to a series of important posts, and he commanded part of the forces which invaded Britain under Claudius. In A.D. 67 Nero appointed him to quell the Jewish rebellion, and he pursued the war successfully during the troubled period following Nero's death. On July 1, A.D. 69 the legions at Alexandria proclaimed Vespasian Emperor. The Danubian legions scan followed suit and invaded Italy, defeating the forces of the Emperor Vitellius at the battle of Cremona. Vespasian reached Rome in A.D. 70 and quickly set about repairing the damages to the State caused by the civil war. He proved to be a just and industrious ruler and 'conditions scan improved. Vespasian died on June 24th, 79 and was deified by the Senate.

Though his origins were humble, Vespasian rose to the throne of Rome through a combination of talent, ambition and luck. A superb strategist and capable statesman, Vespasian renewed the glory of the Roman Empire after the turmoil of Nero’s reign. Those qualities that made him a great ruler seem evident even in this small imperial portrait. The individual who wears this splendid ring today is certain to share important traits with Vespasian. This radiant jewel will certainly announce to the world that the wearer has arrived.
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