Possibly an orichalcum sestertius of the Emperor Vespasian for his son Titus struck in 72 AD but probably a nineteenth century cast copy. Mint Uncertain. Collected by von Guerard pre 1880 but now considered to be probably a cast copy.
Laureate head of Titus facing right; adound, T CAES VESPASIAN IMP PON TR POT COS II
Triumphal quadriga facing right (no figure in chariot and no letters S C as normally found)
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
32 mm (Outside Diameter), 28.47 g (Weight)
[Book] Mattingly, Harold & Sydenham, Edward A. 1972. The Roman Imperial Coinage. II., 86 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.