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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.429.53
People
Tiberius, Roman (r. 14-37 CE)
Title
Semis of Tiberius, Lugdunum
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
12-14 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lugdunum (Gaul)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.56 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
semis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: TI CAESAR AVGVST F IMPERAT VII
  • Reverse Inscription: ROM ET AVG
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 246 p. 58
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.429.53
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 AVGVS]T F IMPERAT VII.
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, ROM ET [AVG].

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