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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.159
People
Drusus, Roman (r. 19-23 CE)
Tiberius, Roman (r. 14-37 CE)
Title
Sestertius of Drusus struck under Tiberius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
22-23 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186309
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
25.62 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
sestertius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: S C; DRVSVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N PONT TR POT II
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 42 p. 97; BMC 95
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.159
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Confronting heads of two little boys on crossed cornucopias; between, caduceus.
Rev.: S C; around, DRVSVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N PONT TR POT II.

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