Bronze Sestertius with Colosseum

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Peter Roan
published on 02 November 2012

A bronze sestertius from the reign of Titus (79-81 CE) which depicts the Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre. Clearly shown are the four arched stories, statues within the arches and the large monumental fountain - the Meta Sudans - which stood outside.

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