Dated Extremely Fine Emperor Titus (79-81 CE) Roman Empire silver AR denarius ancient coin.
Rome mint, struck 1 January to 1 July 80 CE (based on titles: TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII).
RIC 24a; RSC 313, 17.5mm.
One of the 12 Caesars (eldest son of Emperor Vespasian & older brother of Emperor Domitian) with a short reign as Emperor from 79 to 80 CE.
Significant historic events of Titus' reign were the dedication of the Coliseum, the eruption of Vesuvius and the destruction of Pompeii.
Certified by NGC to Ch XF (edge cut noted, not distracting), well struck and centered with realistic portrait. Edge cut appears to be at obverse 5:00, partially under the holder prong, not distracting).
Obverse: Laureate head right, IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M.
Reverse: Throne with semi-circular back, decorated with three palmettes, TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P.
Pedigree: Ex Superior (4 June 1984), lot 1627 (no auction ticket available), catalog and coin can be found at Neuman Numismatic portal, search: "estateofmarvinss1984supe".