Denarius with head of Titus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 79


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

01.5026

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Titus, laureate, bearded (?), right. IMPTCAESARVESPASIANVSAVG
Reverse: Male captive kneeling, right, hands bound behind back, in front of trophy, consisting of helmet, cuirass, crossed swords (?), and round shield.
TRPOTVIIICOSVII (Line above second V)

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins