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Titus as Caesar RIC 615 [Vespasian]
Dupondius, 9.66g
Rome mint, 73 AD
Obv: T CAESAR IMP COS II CENS; Head of Titus, radiate, bearded, r.
Rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA; S C in field; Felicitas stg. l., with caduceus and cornucopiae
RIC 615 (R). BMC -. BNC 674.
Acquired from eBay, October 2019. Formerly in NGC holder 5767629-014, with grade 'VF'.

A rare variant of the common Felicitas reverse with a unique obverse legend struck for this one type in this one issue. A die pair match with the BNC plate coin. Missing from the BM's extensive collection.

Felicitas symbolising prosperity and abundance was one of the more common types struck during Vespasian's reign, often shared with Titus Caesar.

Strong early style portrait.
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Jay GT4  [Oct 31, 2019 at 01:04 AM]
Great eye to catch this one
curtislclay  [Oct 31, 2019 at 01:36 PM]
RIC notes that this was probably the latest obv. legend form of Titus' COS II CENS dupondii, since the same form was to be continued with COS III CENS.
Vincent  [Nov 01, 2019 at 04:09 PM]
Powerful portrait and stand out detail....RARE legend pretty green
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