Aureus with head of Tiberius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 15–16


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.65 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1975.767

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Tiberius to right.
TICAESARDIVI AVGFAVGVSTVS (no crossbars on A in Caesar)
Reverse: Emperor to right in quadriga, eagle-topped scepter in left hand,
laurel branch in right.
TRPOTXVII in exergue: IMPVII

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