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ROMAN EMPIRE: TIBERIUS, 14-37 AD, AV GOLD AUREUS, LUGDUNUM (LYON, FRANCE), 'TRIBUTE PENNY' TYPE , ND (after 16), S-1760, TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS; laureate head right // PONTIF MAXIM; Livia as Pax seated on a throne with decorated legs, holding inverted spear & olive branch, pleasing well-centered strike, attractive VF+. The silver denarius of the identical design is commonly referred to as the "tribute penny" of the Bible, as explained in St. Mathew's Gospel (22, 17-21). RARE

Condition

ATTRACTIVE VERY FINE + RARE

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ROMAN EMPIRE AV AUREUS TIBERIUS (14-37) 'TRIBUTE PENNY'

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Jul 08