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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1040
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Titus; Vespasian; Thrace
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Thrace
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 80 - 81
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  26.06
Axis (degrees):  225.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Titus, laureate, r. Reverse: S - C, l. and r. Pax l. holding branch and cornucopiae.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII (Emperor Titus Caesar son of Divine Vespasian Augustus, head of the principal college of priests, Tribunes of the people, father of the fatherland, Consul for the eighth time). Reverse: PAX AVGVST (Peace of the Augustus).

Bibliography:  RIC II 2nd ed. 498

4 Related People

Thrace



Titus
Roman
39
81
Vespasian
Roman
9
79
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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