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Titus as Caesar RIC II V0706
Titus as Caesar. 69-79 A.D. Rome Mint. 74 A.D. (3.29g, 19.6mm, 7h). Obv: T CAESAR IMP VESPASIAN, laureate head r. Rev: PONTIF TR P COS III, caduceus, winged. RIC II V706 (R), BMC 151, RSC 160. Ex Harry N. Sneh collection.

Another rare caduceus reverse with Titus as Caesar. Only one example of this type was in the Reka Devina hoard. The caduceus, misinterpreted by medieval scholars to be associated with doctors, was actually a characteristic of Mercury and associated with commerce and trade.
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