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Roman Imperial coin of Titus
Sestertius (bronze)
Mint: Rome, 80–81 CE
Diam: 31 mm; Weight: 25.26 gr; Axis: 7
Extended loan from a Private Collector, New York
Accession number: 2010.1/12
Obverse: An aerial view of the Colosseum in Rome
Reverse: Titus, togate, seated to left on curule chair, holding branch in extended right hand, by chair, spears, shields and cuirass; Surrounded by Latin inscription: IMP T CAES VESP AVG TR.P.P.P.COS VIII and inscription in field: SC

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir