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First Gold Issue of Tiberius as Augustus

Triton XXII, Lot: 991. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $8500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Tiberius. AD 14-37. AV Aureus (18mm, 7.91 g, 10h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 14-15. TI CAESAR DIVI ΛVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head right / TR POT XVI, IMP VII in exergue, Tiberius driving slow quadriga right, holding eagle-tipped scepter in left hand, laurel branch in right. RIC I 1; Lyon 120/4a (D–/R15 [unlisted obv. die]); Calicó 307; BMCRE 1 (same obv. die); BN 3; Biaggi 171. Near EF, underlying luster.