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Rome AD 79-80 AR denarius 2.95 g 1.71 cm 1.66 cm 7h

obverse: hd Titus r laureate IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M
reverse: tripod surmounted by dolphin,wreath between TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P
RSC II 323a
Holleman munten List 95 May 1993 *90 

Titus (Titus Flavius Vespasianus) 40, 79-81
Son of Vespasianus 69-79
As commander he served in Germany, Britain and Palestine, together with his father.
69 Vespasianus left to assume the purple
70 Titus captured Jerusalem
79 Titus succeeded the empire on his father death
79 (24th Aug) Eruption of Vesuvius
80 Plague and fire of Rome
81 Titus died. His death caused great sorrow .