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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.194
People
Titus, Roman (r. 79-81 CE)
Vespasian, Roman (r. 69-79 CE)
Title
Sestertius of Titus under Vespasian, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
72 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196028
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
21.31 g
Denomination
sestertius
Date on Object
COS II
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: [T CAES VESPASIAN IMP PON TR POT COS II]
  • inscription: reverse: [CONGIAR PRIMVM PR DAT SC
  • Obverse Inscription: T CAES(AR) VESPASIAN IMP PON TR POT COS II
  • Reverse Inscription: CONGIAR PRIMVM PR DAT S C
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC II.1 2, 420 p. 87 or 456 p. 90
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.194
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Titus r.; around, [T CAES(AR) VESPASIAN IMP PON TR POT COS II].
Rev.: Titus seated l. on platform; to l., attendant and citizen; behind, statue of Minerva; around, [CONGIAR PRIMVM PR DAT]; in exergue, [S C].

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