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Titus RIC 26
AR Denarius, 3.35g
Rome mint, 79 AD
Obv: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, l.
Rev: TR P VIIII IMP XIIII COS VII P P; Quadriga l., with corn ears
RIC 26 (R2). BMC p. 432. RSC 278a. BNC -.
Ex Harry N. Sneh Collection.

This is the only instance of obverse portrait left for the quadriga type Titus issued as Augustus.
Not a spectacular coin condition wise, but very rare. A decent bull-necked portrait combined with one of my favorite reverses.

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Sam  [Oct 06, 2013 at 09:09 PM]
Extraordinary !