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Aureus with head of Tiberius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Tiberius, to right. TICAESARDIVI AVGFAVGVSTVS Reverse: Livia (as Pax) seated right, branch in left hand, long scepter in right. Legs of chair ornamented, single line below. PONTIF MAXIM

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 12, 1973; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, 10/12/1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 14–37

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.61 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1973.639

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins