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Titus RIC 43
AR Denarius, 3.26g
Rome mint, 79 AD
Obv: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: TR P VIIII IMP XV COS VII P P; Quadriga l., with corn ears
RIC 43 (R). BMC 34. RSC 293. BNC 30.
Ex Harry N. Sneh Collection.

The reverse type of a quadriga with corn ears is itself not rare, the type was minted for Titus both as Caesar and Augustus, but it is rare with IMP XV. The denarii of this series seems to have been minted in much smaller quantities than the previous issues with IMP XIIII. I was only able to acquire this one from a private collector. Sharp and with a good portrait.
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Lucas H  [Feb 28, 2011 at 08:49 PM]
I have Titus envy. Love this type of the Judaea Capta coins.
Jay GT4  [Feb 28, 2011 at 08:57 PM]
As always...fantastic!
Randygeki(h2)  [Feb 28, 2011 at 09:26 PM]
another to my want list
Potator II  [Mar 01, 2011 at 08:14 AM]
Great reverse type
Antonivs Protti  [Mar 02, 2011 at 05:29 AM]
Amazing Titus!