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Sestertius with Tiberius seated

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Obverse: Tiberius, seated, left, phiale in right hand, scepter in left. CIVITATIBVSASIAE RESTITVTIS Reverse: S.C (in center); TICAESAR.DIVI.AVGF.AVGVST.PMTRPOTXXIIII.

Provenance

By 1985: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 15, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Zurich, April 11-12, 1985, lot 325); bid on behalf of MFA at the Sternberg auction by Dennis P. Devine; purchased by MFA from Frank Sternberg and Dennis P. Devine, May 22, 1985

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 22–23

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.46 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1985.231

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins