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TIBERIUS Aureus - Retiré/Withdrawn MS
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Estimate : 9 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 31 May 2018 09:00:00
Type : Aureus - Retiré/Withdrawn
Date: c. 16-22
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 1000 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 7,75 g.
Rarity : R1
slab NGC
Coments on the condition:
Sous coque NGC MS. Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle pour ce type de monnayage sur un flan ovale bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Tête de Tibère de toute beauté. Revers fantastique où tous les détails de la Paix sont visibles. Conserve l’intégralité de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine
Predigree :
Exemplaire sous coque NGC


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Tibère à droite (O*) ; grènetis circulaire.
Obverse translation : “Tiberius Cæsar Divi Augusti Filius Augustus”, (Tibère César fils du divin Auguste, auguste).


Reverse legend : PONTIF - MAXIM.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) ou Livie assise à droite sur un siège décoré, tenant une branche d'olivier de la main gauche et de la droite une longue javeline renversée ; les pieds de la Paix reposent directement sur le sol et le siège sur une double ligne d’exergue ; grènetis circulaire.
Reverse translation : “Pontifex Maximus”, (Grand pontife).


Cet aureus appartient à la deuxième émission (groupe II) déterminée par J.-B. GIARD. Nous n’avons pas relevé d’identité de coin pertinente. Au revers, les pieds de la Paix reposent sur un tabouret. Le siège est richement ornementé. La javeline présente une extrémité bouletée sous le fer.

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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