Sestertius with carpentum drawn by mules, struck under Tiberius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 22–23


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 26.99 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1998.466

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Carpentum drawn by two mules to right; above: S.P.Q.R./IVLIAEAVGVST
Reverse: in center: SC (large); around: TI.CAESAR.DIVIAVGFAVGVSTPMTRPOTXXIIII

Provenance

Said to be ex Sotheby 1895; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III