Aureus with head of Tiberius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 14–37


Mint: Gaul, Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.65 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

60.2

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Tiberius, laureate, facing right.
TICAESARDIVI AVGFAVGVSTVS (right up, left down).
Reverse: Livia as Pax seated on chair, draped, facing right, holding branch in left hand and long sceptre in right.
PONTIF MAXIM (right up, left down)

Provenance

By 1960: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; January 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons for £ 25.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour