Aureus with head of Tiberius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 14–37


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 7.68 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1975.764

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Tiberius, laureate, right.
TICAESARDIVI AVGFAVGVSTVS (no crossbars on the As)
Reverse: Livia, as Pax, seated right, branch in left hand, spear in right.
PONTIF MAXIM (no crossbar on the A and P looks like Greek gamma)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour