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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1030
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Titus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 80
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Titus, laureate, r. Reverse: Draped throne with round back, on which there are corn ears.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: (anticlockwise) IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M (Emperor Titus Caesar Vespasian Augustus, head of the principal college of priests). Reverse: TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P (Tribune of the people for the ninth time, Emperor for the fifteenth time, Consul for the eighth time, father of the fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC II 2nd ed. 124

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Titus
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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