Tiberius. Denarius

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Tiberius;   14-37 AD, Lugdunum, Denarius, 3.86g. BM-42, Paris-18, C-16, cf. RIC-28. Obv:   TI CAESAR DIVI – AVG F AVGVSTVS Head laureate r. Rx: PONTIF – MAXIM Livia   seated r. holding spear and branch, throne has decorated legs, two lines   below.Unusually good portrait of Tiberius which seems exceptionally   realistic, showing an utterly lifelike nose; perhaps the die cutter had   actually seen or met Tiberius in Italy or Gaul! Struck on a very broad flan   with pleasant, dark toning.. Near Mint State

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Tiberius;   14-37 AD, Lugdunum, Denarius, 3.86g. BM-42, Paris-18, C-16, cf. RIC-28. Obv:   TI CAESAR DIVI – AVG F AVGVSTVS Head laureate r. Rx: PONTIF – MAXIM Livia   seated r. holding spear and branch, throne has decorated legs, two lines   below.Unusually good portrait of Tiberius which seems exceptionally   realistic, showing an utterly lifelike nose; perhaps the die cutter had   actually seen or met Tiberius in Italy or Gaul! Struck on a very broad flan   with pleasant, dark toning.. Near Mint State

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