Sestertius with bust of Titus

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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