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Titus RIC-112
AR Denarius, 2.87g
Rome mint, 80 AD
RIC 112 (C2). BMC 72. RSC 309.
Obv: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P; Dolphin coiled around anchor
Ex Harlan J Berk 143, 18 May 2005, lot 177.

Another in Titus' pulvinaria series commemorating the opening of the Colosseum.

Easily one of the best portraits of Titus I have ever seen. The condition of the obverse is excellent.
A coin I'm very proud to have.
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Album name:Vespasian70 / Imperial Coinage of Titus
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Date added:Apr 11, 2005
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Massanutten  [Apr 11, 2005 at 06:35 PM]
Great portrait and very interesting reverse!!
ancientcoins  [Sep 23, 2005 at 11:20 AM]
BEAUTIFUL COIN!
ROMA  [Apr 20, 2008 at 05:09 PM]
beautiful toning, along with a strong portrait, very nice!
*Alex  [Apr 23, 2008 at 08:26 AM]
Superb portrait, nice coin.
Noah  [Jun 05, 2008 at 12:12 AM]
Superlative coin
ancientdave  [Dec 30, 2009 at 03:25 PM]
Stunning coin!!
Tibsi  [Jan 05, 2010 at 06:09 PM]
Amazing portrait!
carthago  [Feb 04, 2013 at 11:39 PM]
beautiful and well balanced.
Lloyd T  [Feb 05, 2013 at 06:52 AM]
This is truly one of great "eye appeal"!
Sam  [Aug 24, 2013 at 07:09 PM]
Superb.
Ancient Aussie  [Apr 11, 2019 at 06:50 AM]
Perfection !!!