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Sestertius of Tiberius

Object Details

Title:

Sestertius of Tiberius

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Rome, Lazio, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

A.D. 14–37

Medium:

Bronze

Object Number:

83.NH.425.6

Dimensions:

0.0265 kg (0.0584 lb.)

Credit Line:

Gift of James T. Worlton

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Object Description

Obverse: Tiberius seated on the left, holding a patera and sceptre. Inscribed: CIVITATIBVS ASIAE RESTITI[VTIS]. Reverse inscribed: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST PM TR POT XXIIII SC.

Provenance
Provenance
1982-1983

Dr. James Worlton (Colorado Springs, Colorado), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Mattingly, Harold. The Roman Imperial Coinage. (London: Spink and Son, Ltd., 1968), Category: 19.