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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.153
People
Tiberius, Roman (r. 14-37 CE)
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
Dupondius of Tiberius struck under Augustus, 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
12.31 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
dupondius
Date on Object
IMPERAT VII
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, 244 p. 58; BMC 583, p. 96
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
2008.115.153
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 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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