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Aureus with head of Titus, struck under Vespasian

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Obverse: Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, right. TCAESAR IMPVESP Reverse: Fortuna standing, turned to left on low base, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. PONTIF TRPOT

Provenance

By 1954: with Jacques Schulman, Keizersgracht 448, Amsterdam, (Jacques Schulman auction, January 19, 1954, lot 673); purchased by MFA from Jacques Schulman, February 11, 1954, for $657.25 (the total price for MFA 54.37-54.41)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 74

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.22 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

54.40

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins