Tetradrachm of Tiberius

Title

Tetradrachm of Tiberius

Inventory Number

DN 129

Materials

Billon

Weight

5.1 g

Diameter

23 mm

Mint

Alexandria in Egypt

Description

Obverse: Laureate portrait of Tiberius. Legend: ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ. LZ (year 7) in front of the neck. Reverse: Radiate portrait of Augustus. Legend ΘΕ[ΟΣ] ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ.
Accretions on both sides.

Date

20/21 AD

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

RPC I, no. 5089; BMC, Alexandria and the Nomes, no. 36; Dattari, no. 78; Emmett, no. 60.

Files

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Date Added
January 19, 2018
Collection
Roman Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Tetradrachm of Tiberius,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed May 21, 2018, http://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/25.