Titus denarius fine style?

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Steelers72, May 29, 2020.

  1. Steelers72

    Steelers72 Active Member

    Came across this nice looking Titus. Looks like a choice EF example, and in my opinion, fine style. One of the finest styles I’ve seen for a Titus denarius, especially on a left facing obverse. Little weakness on the reverse strike

    I have attributed it as:
    Imp. Titvs caesar vespasian avg. P.M laureate head left. Reverse radiate figure on rostral column as last. RSC 291.

    Any thoughts/corrections appreciated.
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  3. David Atherton

    David Atherton Flavian Fanatic

    Fine style indeed! And in better condition than my example.

    Of note, the type is fairly rare with a left facing portrait.

    RIC 47 (R). BMC 28. RSC 291. BNC 27.
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  4. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    A beautiful Titus example
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  5. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    That is indeed a beautiful coin of Titus , facing left as well!
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  6. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Great looking Titus!
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  7. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Absolutely fantastic coin, the best I have seen as well. Congrats.
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  8. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Geee !
    That's gorgeous !!

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  9. AussieCollector

    AussieCollector Moderator Moderator

    A stunning Titus.
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  10. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Very nice.
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  11. Steelers72

    Steelers72 Active Member

    Thanks all. Decided to go with this one after considering a few other examples. Coming from Europe but hopefully looks as good in hand - whenever it gets delivered...
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