Roman Silver & Bronze - Roman Imperial
TITUS, (A.D. 79 - 81), AE sestertius, issued A.D. 80, Eastern mint (Thrace), (24.18 g), obv. laureate head of Titus to right, around IMP T CAES DIVI VESP AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII, rev. IVD CAP across field, S C across, Jewish woman seated under palm tree on left mourning, to right a Jew standing, (cf.S.2524, cf.H.1596, RIC 500, RPC 503 [very similar dies]). Fine/good fine and very rare, known by only a few examples.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 100, lot 3633 and previously Noble Numismatics, Auction Sale 53 (lot 2300, illustrated). An issue that commemorates the victory by the Romans over the Jews in the First Revolt.
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TITUS, (A.D. 79 - 81), AE sestertius, issued A.D. 80, Eastern mint (Thrace), (24.18 g), ...