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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.176.95
People
Tiberius, Roman (r. 14-37 CE)
Title
Sestertius of Tiberius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
35-36 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
25.32 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
sestertius
Date on Object
TR POT XXXVII
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: SC large in centre
    TI C[A]ESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST PM TR POT XXXII (for XXXVII or more likely XXXIIX) starting high r.; Cmk: NCAPR in oblong incuse above SC interrupting legend
  • (not assigned): Countermarked NCAPR (most likely Nerva Caesar Augustus PRobavit).
  • Reverse Inscription: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST P M TR POT XXXVII
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 61 p. 98; BMCRE p.137
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The George Davis Chase Collection of Roman Coins, Gift of George Davis Chase, Professor of Classics and Dean of Graduate Study at the University of Maine
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.176.95
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Hexastyle temple with flanking wings; Concordia seated within, r. hand holding patera, l. hand cornucopia; Hercules and Mercury stand on flanking podia; Jupiter, Juno, Minerva, Victories, and other figures above pediment.
Rev.: S C; around, TI C[A]ESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST P M TR POT XXXVII. Countermarked NCAPR.

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