+ Filters
New Search
Available Exact wording Only in the title

Live auction - brm_540579 - TIBERIUS Aureus

You must signin and be an approved bidder to bid, LOGIN TO BID. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register. Clicking on "BID" constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private live auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information check the Live auction FAQ

All winning bids are subject to a 18% buyer’s fee.
Estimate : 3 000 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 29 October 2019 14:34:46
Type : Aureus
Date: c. 22-27
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : gold
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 7,73 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire bien centré des deux côtés. Métal légèrement griffé au revers devant la Paix. Joli portrait de Tibère. Patine de collection


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Tibère à droite (O*).
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.
Reverse translation : “Pontifex Maximus”, (Grand pontife).


Monnaie montée anciennement. Cet aureus appartient à la deuxième émission (groupe III) déterminée par J.-B. GIARD. Rubans de type 3 évidés. Au revers, les pieds de la Paix reposent sur un tabouret. Le siège est richement ornementé et est posé sur une simple ligne d’exergue.

Historical background




Tiberius, the son of Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia, was born on November 16, 42 BC.. -VS. His father, Caesar's lieutenant during the War of Alexandria (48-47 BC. -VS. ), then rallied to Antoine. Octave kidnapped Livia, Tiberius' mother, and married her in 38 BC. -VS. while she is pregnant by Nero Drusus. To further complicate the family tree of the Julio-Claudians, Tiberius had to divorce Vipsania to marry Julie, the daughter of Augustus, widow of Agrippa (12 BC).. -VS. ). After having chosen him as heir, Augustus prefers his grandsons to him and Tiberius then goes into exile in Rhodes.. After a plot attempt by Julie, Tibère divorces her and will never see her again.. In 4, Augustus adopts Tiberius who succeeds him in 14. His reign will last 23 years. Germanicus, whom he did not love, died in 19. He lost his son Drusus in 23, murdered by his wife, Livilla, with the help of the prefect of the Praetorium, Séjan, her lover, who retained his power until 31. Denounced for his crimes by his sister-in-law, Antonia, Séjan is executed. Tiberius retired to Capri since the year 27, died, possibly assassinated, in 37 and his great-nephew Caligula, great-grandson of Augustus, succeeded him.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.