Aureus with head of Titus, struck under Vespasian

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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