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Titus as Caesar RIC 861 (1)
AR Denarius, 3.33g
Rome mint, 76 AD (Vespasian)
Obv: T CAESAR IMP VESPASIAN; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: COS V across field; Eagle head l. standing on thunderbolt, on Altar. Very uncommon with thunderbolt showing.
RIC 861 (C). BMC 191. RSC 59. BNC 166.
Acquired from Sphinx Numismatics, May 2017.

The more uncommon variant of the type showing the eagle clutching a thunderbolt in its talons.

A decent denarius with the 'large head' portrait.
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Jay GT4  [May 23, 2017 at 01:11 AM]
This was on my wish list. Nice one!
Mat  [May 23, 2017 at 02:01 AM]
Lovely look to it
orfew  [May 23, 2017 at 02:10 AM]
Beautiful toning and a great portrait!
Randygeki(h2)  [May 23, 2017 at 07:59 AM]
An excellent addition!
NORMAN K  [May 25, 2017 at 11:39 PM]
very bold
socalcoins  [May 27, 2017 at 03:48 PM]
Very nice!