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Titus as Caesar RIC-1078
AR Denarius, 3.30g
Rome Mint, 79 AD (Vespasian)
Obv: T CAESAR IMP VESPASIANVS; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: TR POT VIII COS VII; Venus stg. r., leaning on column, with helmet and spear
RIC 1078 (C). BMC 255. RSC 332. BNC 223.
Acquired from MŁnzhandlung Ritter, January 2010.

Minted during the first half of 79 AD, this reverse carried over to Titus' issues as Augustus after Vespasian's death in June.

This coin features the classic 'small head' portrait. The style carried over to the early issues of Domitian's reign.
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Album name:David Atherton / Imperial Coinage of Titus
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Date added:Jan 19, 2010
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ancientdave  [Jan 23, 2010 at 08:13 AM]
Nice example, portrait is in fine style
Randygeki(h2)  [Feb 02, 2010 at 02:15 AM]
I really like this one