Aureus with head of Titus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 80


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.20 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

67.1010

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Titus, laureate, right.
IMPTITVSCAESVESPASIANAVGPM (A’s written without cross bar)
Reverse: Thunderbolt on draped table.
TRPIXIMPXVCOSVIIIPP (line above IX, XV, and III)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 22, 1967, lot 859); purchased on behalf of MFA at Stack's auction by Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG, December 13, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour