Tiberius, Silver Denarius

Item Reference: C201003375 In Stock Share
Tiberius (AD 14-37). Silver Denarius, mint of Lugdunum, c. AD 18-35. Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Tiberius facing right. Reverse: PONTIF MAXIM, female figure (Pax…
Read more

£595.00

In stock



Description

Tiberius (AD 14-37).

Silver Denarius, mint of Lugdunum, c. AD 18-35.

Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Tiberius facing right.
Reverse: PONTIF MAXIM, female figure (Pax or Livia?) seated right, holding branch.

(RIC 30).

Nearly Extremely Fine.

3.74g.

Render Unto Caesar. The ‘Tribute Penny’ is one of only a handful of coins which appear in the Bible. The coin Jesus used may have been one of these: a silver denarius of the Emperor Tiberius (AD 14-37). His fierce portrait appears on the obverse, and a depiction of either his mother, Livia, or the goddess Pax, on the reverse.

Specification

Period14 - 37 AD
DateAD 18-35
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Denarius

Country

The Twelve Caesars

Coin House

Tiberius

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lugdunum

ReferencesRIC 30
Weight3.74 g

Create an Account

Create an account to take advantage of wishlists, guides, and more…

Newsletter

Receive updates on our latest coins & medals and be the first to hear about our special offers.

Follow Us

Follow us on social media for
unmissable posts and updates…