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Roman Imitatives

Ruler(s)/ Period: Julia Titi
Denomination: Plated (fourrée) Denarius
Date of Issue: 79 - 80 AD
Obverse: Bust right draped and diademed, hair in long plait. "IVLIA AVGVSTA T AVD F" (anticlockwise)
Reverse: Venus standing right, viewed from behind, nude but for drapery at hips, buttocks exposed, leaning with left elbow on column, helmet in extended right, transverse spear behind in left. "VENVS AVG" (anticlockwise)
Reference: RIC V2 387, RCVM 2611
Weight: 3.2 gms
Diameter: 18.8 mm


Although this coin does not have a visible copper core, this coin believed to be an ancient plated counterfeit. Their are very tiny coppery areas, and small lumps in the obverse right field that are typical on plated coins

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