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bpv_585700 - TIBERIUS Semis

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Type : Semis
Date: 31-32
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Syrie, Séleucie et Piérie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 6,46 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan, court sur la légende de droit. Très belle tête de Tibère. Joli revers servi par une belle patine verte
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Obverse legend : T[I CAESAR] AVG - TR POT X-XXIII.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Tibère à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Tiberius Cæsar Avgvstvs Tribunicia Potestate tertium tricesimum”, (Tibère césar auguste revêtu de la trente-troisième puissance tribunitienne).


Reverse legend : S C.
Reverse description : Légende dans une couronne de laurier.
Reverse translation : “Senatus Consulto”, (avec l’accord du Sénat).


Rubans de type 2. Mêmes coins que l’exemplaire reproduit dans l’ouvrage de McAlee, p. 125, n° 218c/2. Pour ce type, les auteurs du RPC ont recensé six exemplaires pour ce type avec un poids moyen de 7,79 g.

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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