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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.212
People
Tiberius, Roman (r. 14-37 CE)
Title
Aureus of Tiberius, Lugdunum
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
14 - 37 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lugdunum (Gaul)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/342639
Location
Level 3, Room 3700, Ancient Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Art, Roman Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
7.73 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
aureus
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS
  • Reverse Inscription: PONT MAXIM
Provenance
Archer M. Huntington, New York* (late 1800's - 1949), transfer; to The Hispanic Society of America (inv. no. 30060), New York, (1949-2012), sold; [through Sotheby's New York, sealed bid, March 8, 2012]; [to Numismatica Ars Classica, AG, Zurich-London, sold Auction 67, 17 October 2012, lot 113]; to the Harvard Art Museums.



Archer M. Huntington (1870-1955)
The collection was on deposit at the American Numismatic Society from 1946.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 29
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, J.P. Engelcke Coin Purchase Fund
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.212
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate bust of Tiberius to r. Border of dots.
Rev.: Female figure seated on chair to r., holding a long vertical scepter in r. and a branch in l. (Livia as Pax). Border of dots.
Exhibition History

32Q: 3700 Roman, Harvard Art Museums, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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