Dupondius with bust of Tiberius

Imperial Period
AD 16 – 22

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze, 15.90 g

On View

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



Mint of Rome


March 22, 1926, anonymous sale, Otto Helbing, Munich, lot 197. June 20, 1929, anonymous sale, Otto Helbing, Munich, lot 3737, to Walter Niggeler (b. 1878 – d. 1964), Baden, Switzerland; November 2, 1967, posthumous Niggeler sale, Münzen und Medaillen and Bank Leu, Basel, lot 1082. June 19-20, 1975, anonymous sale, Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, lot 557. By 2003, Antiqua, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA; probably sold by Antiqua, Inc., to an American private collector; October 6, 2016, sold anonymously by this American private collector, Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, lot 87, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour