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Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

A work made of gold.
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Date:

26-37

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Tiberius facing right and wearing a crown of laurels. He is encircled by the inscription TICAESARDIVI AUGFAUGUSTUS and a partial border of dots.

On the back a seated figure of Tiberius holds a staff in one hand and an olive branch in the other. He is encircled by the inscription PONTIF MAXIM and a partial border of dots.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

26 CE–37 CE

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.86 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1922.4255

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