Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

A work made of gold.
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Date:

AD 15/37, issued by Tiberius

Artist:

Roman, minted in Lyon

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Tiberius right, laureate
Inscribed: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Livia (?) as Pax, enthroned on chair with plain legs, right, scepter in right hand, branch in left, on double exergue line
Inscribed: PONTIF MAX

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

Origin

Lyon

Date

15 AD–37 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS "Tiberius Caesar, son of divine Augustus" Reverse: PONTIF MAX "Highest Pontiff"

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.81 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4857

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