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Estimate : 850 €
Price : 480 €
Maximum bid : 528 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:36:33
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : As
Date: c. 14-37
Mint name / Town : Ilici, Espagne
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 4 h.
Weight : 11,62 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Très belle tête de Tibère. Joli revers. Magnifique patine vert foncé marbrée de rouge
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la vente Elsen 70, juin 2002, n° 741 et de la collection du Docteur S


Obverse description : Tête nue de Tibère à gauche (O°1).
Obverse translation : “Tiberius Cæsar Divi Augusti Fili Augustus Pontifex Maximus”, (Tibère césar fils du divin auguste grand pontife).


Reverse legend : M. IVLIVS. SETTAL. L. SESTI. CEL. II. VIR./ C-I|I-A/ SAL/./AVG.
Reverse description : Autel avec inscription en deux lignes.
Reverse translation : “Marcus Iulius Settal L. Sestius Celer Duomvir/ Colinia Iulia Ilici Augusta/ Salus Augusti ”, (Marc Jules Settal, Lucius Sestius Celer Duomvirs/ Colonie Juia Ilici Auguste, la Santé de l’auguste).


Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle pour une monnaie provinciale.

Historical background


(08/19/14 to 03/16/37) Tiberius Claudius Nero

August (14-37)

Tiberius, the son of Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia, was born November 16, 42 BC His father, Caesar's lieutenant at the Alexandria War (48-47 BC), is then rallied to Antony. Octave removed Livia, mother of Tiberius, and the wife 38 BC when she was pregnant with Nero Drusus. To complicate later the family tree of the Julio-Claudian Tiberius had Vipsania divorce to marry Julie, the daughter of Augustus, Agrippa's widow (12 BC). After chosen as heir, Augustus prefers his grandchildren and son Tiberius then exiled to Rhodes. After a failed plot Julie Tiberius divorces her and never seen again. 4 Augustus adopted Tiberius, who succeeded him in 14. His reign lasted 23 years. Germanicus, he did not like, dies at 19. He loses his 23 son Drusus was murdered by his wife, Livilla, with the help of the praetorian prefect Sejanus, his lover, which retains its power until 31. Denounced for his crimes by his sister, Antonia, Sejanus is executed. Tiberius retired to Capri since the year 27 died, perhaps murdered at 37 and his nephew Caligula, great-son of Augustus, succeeded him.

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