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Titus RIC-215
∆ As, 9.73g
Rome mint, 80-81 AD
Obv: IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, l.
Rev: AEQVITAS AVGVST; S C in field; Aequitas stg. l., with scales and rod
RIC 215 (C). BMC 204. BNC 207.
Ex eBay, 10 May 2019.

Titus produced a sizeable bronze issue in 80-81. He did not renew the consulship in 81, so it is difficult to pin down a precise date. Owing to the issue's large size it is likely many of the coins did indeed spill over into 81. Here we see a common Aequitas type from that large issue which was originally struck under Vespasian, who in turn copied it from Galba. Aequitas likely represents fairness in issuing out the corn dole.

Honest wear with a dark olive green patina.
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Jay GT4  [May 20, 2019 at 01:26 PM]
Mat  [May 20, 2019 at 05:14 PM]
Nice portrait
Gary W2  [May 20, 2019 at 10:20 PM]
Interesting. Nice coin David.
quadrans  [May 21, 2019 at 07:03 AM]
Nice piece..
Randygeki(h2)  [May 23, 2019 at 05:41 AM]
Very nice!