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Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

A work made of billon.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of billon.

Date:

32

Artist:

Roman, minted in Alexandria

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Tiberius wearing a crown of laurels.

The back portrays Augustus.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

Origin

Alexandria

Date

32 CE

Medium

Billon

Inscriptions

Obverse: ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΓΕΟΣ Reverse: ΤΙΒΕΠΟΙΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ

Dimensions

Diam. 2.3 cm; 13.15 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1187

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