Ancient Roman gold aureus of Caesar Titus / Annona

Ancient Roman gold aureus of Caesar Titus / Annona

Code: 12135

£2,950.00 Approx $3575.76, €3487
 

This is an ancient Roman gold aureus of Caesar Titus minted at Rome in 78 AD 

Obverse: T CAESAR VESPASIANVS, "Titus, Caesar Vespasianus" Head of Titus, laureate, right.

Reverse: ANNONA AVG, "Imperial grain supply" Annona, draped, seated left on throne, feet on stool, holding on her lap a sack of corn-ears open, holding the ties in her hands.

One of the 12 Caesars Aureii

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Aureus

MATERIAL: Gold

DATE: 69 - 79 AD (This coin was minted at Rome in 78 AD)

SIZE: 19.5mm dia

WEIGHT: 7.18 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 2414,  RIC 971 (RIC [1962] 218) (Vespasian), Cohen 16, BMC 316

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Reims, France.