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Titus RIC 41
AR Denarius, 3.24g
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; Ceres std. l., with corn ears and poppy and torch
RIC 41 (R2). BMC p. 227 note. RSC 287a. BNC -.
Acquired from CGB, August 2012.

This is a rare portrait left of this IMP XV Ceres reverse type. It is foot noted in BMCRE and only one specimen is cited in RIC from Belgrade (not pictured in plates).

All the coins from this series are a bit rarer than other series minted by Titus, and those with left facing portraits are even scarcer! A good coin in decent metal and style.
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SPQR Coins  [Sep 03, 2012 at 01:05 PM]
Nice one! Excellent portrait.
FlaviusDomitianus  [Sep 03, 2012 at 01:33 PM]
Nice addition.
Mat  [Sep 03, 2012 at 02:00 PM]
Really really cool & special. Great addition.
quadrans  [Sep 03, 2012 at 03:00 PM]
I like it
Randygeki(h2)  [Sep 05, 2012 at 07:20 AM]
Great portrait!