Aureus with head of Titus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 80


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1975.780

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Titus, laureate, right.
IMPTITVSCAESVESPASIANAVGPM (A’s written without crossbar)
Reverse: Dolphin entwined around anchor.
TRPIXIMPXVCOSVIIIPP (Line above X, XV, and second to last I)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour