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Sestertius with head of Titus

Roman
A.D. 80–81


Mint, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 29.28 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

34.1416

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery of Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, right.
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Reverse: Spes, draped, advancing to left holding up flower in right hand and lifting up dress with left.
S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

1934, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)