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L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus. (89 B.C.)
AR Denarius
O: Bare head of King Tatius right, SABIN downward behind, TA in monogram before;
R: Two Roman soldiers running left, each bearing a Sabine woman in his arms, L∑TITVRI in ex.
Crawford 344/1a,RSC I Tituria 2, Sydenham 698a, SRCV I 249

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The reverse refers to the rape of the Sabines. This moneyer traced his descent form the Sabines and perhaps from King Tatius himself. -- Roman Silver Coins edited by David R. Sear and Robert Loosley
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Album name:Mat / Roman Republic
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Date added:Aug 22, 2012
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Randygeki(h2)  [Aug 22, 2012 at 05:10 AM]
Nice addition! An interesting type
David Atherton  [Aug 22, 2012 at 11:15 AM]
Historically intersting type!
Jay GT4  [Aug 22, 2012 at 01:03 PM]
High relief!