The Roman Empire
Estimate: 600 CHF
Starting price: 480 CHF
Price realized: 650 CHF
Tiberius augustus, 14 – 37
Denarius, Lugdunum 14-37, AR 3.77 g. TI CAESAR DIVI – AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head r. Rev. PONTIF – MAXIM Pax-Livia figure seated r., holding sceptre in r. hand and branch in l. C 16. BMC 48. RIC 30. CBN 33. Light iridescent tone and extremely fine Ex Lanz sale 147, 2006, 246.
Illustrated on www.romancoins.info, section imagines imperatorum; This coin will be included in the upcoming book on portraits on Roman coins (see introduction to this auction catalogue).
There are three different portrait types of this emperor on denarii and in this collection they are all represented. AMP.