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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.27.218
People
Tiberius, Roman (r. 14-37 CE)
Title
As of Tiberius, Lugdunum
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
8-14 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/179357
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.19 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: TI CAESAR AVGVST F IMPERAT V (or VII)
  • Reverse Inscription: ROM ET AVG
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 238a or 245 p. 58
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, A Gift to the Museum from Arthur W. Arundel through the Harvard Fund Council, Class of 1951
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.27.218
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Tiberius r.; around, [TI CAESAR AVGVST F IMPERAT V(II)].
Rev.: Front elevation of the Altar of Lyons, decorated with the corona civica between laurels, these flanked by nude male figures; to l. and r., Victories on columns facing each other; in exergue, [R]OM ET [AVG].

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