Julia Titi, Augusta, 79-90/1. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.40 g, 7 h), Rome, 80-81. IVLIA AVGVSTA T AVG F. Diademed and draped bust of Julia Titi to right, her hair in a plait down the back of her neck. Rev. VENVS AVG Venus standing right, half draped, nude to the hips and leaning on a column to her left, holding a helmet in her right hand and a long transverse scepter in her left. BMC 140. Cohen 14. RIC 387. A lovely coin, sharply struck and lightly toned. Good extremely fine.
From a European collection, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 101, 24 October 2017, 214, Künker 67, 9 October 2001, 712 and Tkalec, 29 February 2000, 255.
This type is considerably rarer than the closely related RIC 388, with its longer VENVS AVGVST reverse legend.
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