Sestertius with Tiberius seated

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 22–23


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.46 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1985.231

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tiberius, seated, left, phiale in right hand, scepter in left.
CIVITATIBVSASIAE RESTITVTIS
Reverse: S.C (in center)
 TICAESAR.DIVI.AVGF.AVGVST.PMTRPOTXXIIII.

Provenance

By 1985: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 15, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Zurich, April 11-12, 1985, lot 325); bid on behalf of MFA at the Sternberg auction by Dennis P. Devine; purchased by MFA from Frank Sternberg and Dennis P. Devine, May 22, 1985

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour