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RIC 1076 Titus denarius
T CAESAR IMP VESPASIANVS
laureate head right

TR POT VIII COS VII
bound Jewish captive kneeling right in front of trophy

Rome mint, as Caesar, first half of 79 A.D
3.325g
18.5mm, 180o

Choice aVF

SRCV I 2449; RIC II (Vespasian) 1076 (C); BMCRE II 258; RSC II 334, Paris 229

Ex-Forum!

Thought to be minted to remind the Romans of Titus' spectacular victory over Jerusalem 9 years earlier.
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Album name:Jay GT4 / Titus
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Date added:Aug 21, 2011
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Legatus  [Aug 21, 2011 at 04:32 PM]
Excellent coin. Love the reverse
Lucas H  [Aug 21, 2011 at 05:17 PM]
One of my favorite reverses!
Bud Stewart  [Aug 21, 2011 at 05:48 PM]
Very nice
Randygeki(h2)  [Aug 21, 2011 at 07:02 PM]
quite a nice portrait too
Steve E  [Aug 22, 2011 at 01:45 AM]
Nice portrait and toning and interesting rev.
David Atherton  [Aug 23, 2011 at 05:04 PM]
Yes, the portrait is one of Titus' better ones. Well centered with nice toning. Congrats!
Noah  [Oct 22, 2011 at 04:27 AM]
super portrait, very cool reverse...you certainly are developing a keen eye for quality coins!
NORMAN K  [Apr 01, 2017 at 10:12 PM]
great coin. Love this gallery. Hard to stop looking
Nemonater  [Oct 20, 2018 at 12:16 AM]
Awesome portrait and toning!