TITUS SILVER DENARIUS – ISSUE WITH CAPRICORN FROM AD 79 WHEN VESUVIUS ERUPTED – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE 12 CAESARS (Inv. 18249)
ROMAN EMPIRE. TITUS, AD 79-81.
Silver denarius, 3.09 g, 18 mm. Issue of Rome after July 1, AD 79.
Obv. IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M, laureate head of Titus right. Rev. TR P VIIII IMP XIIII COS VII P P, Capricorn left, over globe.
RIC II.1 rev, 37.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5, a coin minted at the time when Vesuvius erupted burying Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Published: Vilmar Fixed Price List IV, no. 116.