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bpv_572795 - TIBERIUS As

250.00 €(Approx. 272.50$ | 207.50£)
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Type : As
Date: c. 14-37 AC.
Mint name / Town : Turiaso, Espagne Tarraconaise,
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 9,55 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan court sur les légendes, centré. Joli revers. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : TI. CAESAR. AVGVST F IMPERAT.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Tibère à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Tiberius Cæsar Augusti Filii Imperator”, (Tibère césar fils d’Auguste empereur).


Reverse legend : MVN/ TVR C. C(AE)C. SER(E)/ M V(AL) Q(VA)D/ II VIR.
Reverse description : Taureau debout à droite.
Reverse translation : (Municipium Turiaso Caius Cæcilius Sere Marcus Valerianus Quad Duomviri”, (Municipe de Turiaso, Caius Caecilius Sere et Marcus Valerianus Quad duomvir de la cité).


Pour ce type, les auteurs du Roman Provincial Coinage ont recensé 64 exemplaires .

Historical background


(08/19/14 to 03/16/37)


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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