Coin of Pergamum with busts of Livia and Tiberius, struck under Petronius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 30 (?)

Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum


Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 4.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Draped bust of Livia facing laureate bust of Tiberius at right.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Reverse: Augustus in military attire, spear in right hand, stands facing within tetrastyle temple.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour