Dupondius with bust of Livia as Salus, struck under Tiberius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 22–23


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.91 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.269

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Livia as Salus, right, draped hair waved and fastened in knot at back.
SALVSAVGVSTA
Reverse: S.C (in center)
TI.CAESAR.DIVI.AVG.F.AVG.P.M.TR.POT.XXIIII (around)

Provenance

By date unknown: Martinetti collection (Sambon, Canessa Sale, Rome, Nov. 16-18, 1907, no. 1527); by date unknown: Rev. P. Barron Collection (J. Hirsch Sale 30, Munich, May 11, 1911, no. 873); by date unknown: Sir Arthur Evans Collection; 1934: auction of Sir Arthur Evans Collection, Ars Classica 17, Geneva, Oct. 3, 1934, no. 1217; By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 5, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)