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RIC 0115 Titus Denarius
Titus Denarius
IMP TITVS CAES VESPSIAN AVG P M
Laureate head right

TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P
Elephant, wearing armor, walking left

3.00g

Rome 80 AD.
RIC 115 (C2); Cohen 303; BMC 44


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Thick black toning on this denarius makes it tough to photograph. Much nicer in hand.

Commemorates the completion and dedication of the Colosseum and the opening of games in 80 AD, after ten years of construction.
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Steve E  [Oct 05, 2012 at 05:51 AM]
Nice one! The elephant is great!
David Atherton  [Oct 05, 2012 at 10:30 AM]
That is one of the darkest patina I've ever seen on a denarius.