Tiberius      14-37 AD

 

Tiberius 14-37 AD

Silver denarius, 19 mm, 3.63 gm.
Obv: AVG F AVGUSTUS I CAESAR DIVI
Laureate head of Tiberius facing right.
Rv: PONTIF MAXIM
Livia, as Pax, seated holding olive-branch and scepter; ornate legs to chair, feet on footstool.

Lugdunum (Lyon), 14-37 AD.

Tiberius mother, Livia, divorced his father and remarried to Augustus in 39 BC. Tiberius was one of Rome's greatest generals, whose campaigns laid the foundations for the northern frontier. After the death of his son Drusus in 23, the quality of his rule declined, and ended in terror.

RIC I 30; RSC 16a.

Formerly in the Estate of Paul Goodman, Houston, Texas, acquired before 1990.

Inv#: 6272

$1,000

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