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Sestertius with bust of Titus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Titus right. IMPTCAESVESPAVGPMTRPPPCOSVIII Reverse: Annona standing, statuette of Aequitas on right hand, cornucopia in left. At left, modius with corn ears; at right stern of ship. AN(letter reversed)NO NA

Provenance

Said to be from the Messenger Collection, lot 124; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 80–81

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 25.29 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.470

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins