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ID number:  BIRBI-R0897
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Tiberius I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Sesterius
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 12-14
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  25.10
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3502. G. Fallani, 58A Via dei Babuino, Prague, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tiberius, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Front elevation of the Altar of Lyons, decorated with the corona civica between laurels, these being flanked by male figures; to l. and r., Victories on columns facing one another.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: TI CAESAR AVGVSTI F IMPERATOR VII (Tiberius, Son of Caesar Augustus, Imperator for the seventh time) Reverse: None. In Exergue: ROM ET AVG (To Rome and Augustus).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 248a (var.)

Notes:  Variant inscription on obverse (AVGVSTI not recorded for year 7, year 7 not recorded for inscription AVGVSTI)

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