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brm_278617 - TIBERIUS Sesterce

TIBERIUS Sesterce VF/XF
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Price : 750.00 €
Type : Sesterce
Date: 36-37
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 34,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 27,77 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan lourd et épais. Joli droit et très beau revers ! Patine marron foncé de collection ancienne
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Obverse


Obverse legend : DIVO/ AVGVSTO/ SPQR.
Obverse description : Auguste, drapé, assis à gauche sur un quadrige d’éléphants, tenant une branche d’olivier de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche.
Obverse translation : “Divus Augustus”, (Divin Auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST P M TR POT XXXIIX.
Reverse description : Grand S C au centre.
Reverse translation : “Titus Caesar Divi Augusti Filius August Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate” (Tibère césar fils du divin Auguste, grand pontife revêtu de la trente-huitième puissance tribunicienne).

Commentary


Ce sesterce semble en fait beaucoup plus rare que le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux, c’est la première fois que nous le proposons à la vente ! Monnaie exceptionnelle manquante à de nombreuses grandes collections !.

Historical background


Tiberius

(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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