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Titus RIC 47
AR Denarius, 3.04g
Rome Mint, 79 AD
Obv: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, l.
Rev: TR P VIIII IMP XV COS VII P P; Rostral column, ornamented at sides with beaks of ships and surmounted by a statue, radiate, naked except for cloak, standing front, holding vertical spear in r. hand and parazonium at side in l.
RIC 47 (R). BMC 28. RSC 291. BNC 27.
Ex Heritage, eBay, November 2016. Formerly in NGC holder 4252958-018.

The reverse is a carry-over type from the last issue of Vespasian. Extremely rare with left facing portrait. This is the first specimen I've seen in trade in over 12 years.

Worn, but in good metal and fairly centred.
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Jay GT4  [Nov 14, 2016 at 08:50 PM]
Great rarity!
socalcoins  [Nov 25, 2016 at 07:30 PM]
Love those left-facing portraits!
Nemonater  [Nov 26, 2016 at 12:34 AM]
A rare treasure!