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Roman Empire. Vitellius. AR Denarius 69 AD, Rome; 3.06 g.; 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.
Extremely rare. Good very fine
Ex Berk BBS 121 (2001), lot 320.
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!