Titus aureus - she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus
Price: on request
(Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus)
79 - 81 A.D.
Diameter: 19 mm, weight: 6.82 g.
Rome mint, 77-78 A.D. (struck under Vespasian)
T CAESAR IMP VESPASIAN
Laureate head right
Roma sitting on pile of shields, resting on spear, birds in flight on either side. At her feet right she-wolf standing, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus.
The reverse is copying a 200 years older Republican denarius (anonymous, 115 - 115 BC, Crawford 287/1, Sydenham 530).
Very fine / almost very fine
RIC 954; Cohen 64; Calico 738;
Acquired 2021 at a German auction house, ex German private collection F. Reusing, Nr. 174. Acquired at Numismata 2019 from an Austrian numismatic dealer.
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