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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    R.6345

  • Denomination

    • sestertius
  • Description

    Copper alloy coin.(obverse) Tiberius, laureate, seated left with feet resting on stool, holding patera in right hand and long sceptre in left.
    (reverse) Inscription.

  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 22-23
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 27.48 grammes
    • Die-axis: 6 o'clock
    • Diameter: 34 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        TI.CAESAR.DIVI.AVG.F.AVGVST.P.M.TR.POT.XXIIII
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        CIVITATIBVS.ASIAE.RESTITVTIS
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        S C
      • Inscription Comment

        in centre
  • Curator's comments

    Tiberius promised two million sestertii and remitted tax liability for five years to twelve cities in Asia which suffered from an earthquake in AD 17. Two further cities which suffered in 23 were granted similar remissions.

  • Bibliography

    • PCR 363 bibliographic details
    • RIC1 48, p.97 bibliographic details
    • RE1 70, p.129 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    R.6345

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RE1p129.70

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