Struck in 69 A.D., the Year of the Four Emperors. Vitellius invoked Mars for support against Otho after, according to Tacitus, he was brought the sword of Julius Caesar taken from the temple Mars, signifying he had been elected emperor by the consent of both armies of Germany.
Laureate and draped bust right
A VITELLIVS GERMAN IMP AVG PM TR
Mars advancing right, carrying spear and trophy
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