Tiberius 'Bible Tribute Penny' Denarius 023770

Tiberius 'Bible Tribute Penny' Denarius 023770
Tiberius 'Bible Tribute Penny' Silver Denarius
Silver, 3.64 grams, 19.24 mm. Lyons mint, 14-37 AD. Obverse: (from lower right, anti-clockwise) TI CAESAR DIVI AVG AVGVSTVS, laureate head right. Reverse: (from lower right, anti-clockwise) PONTIF MAXIM, Livia, as Pax, seated right on throne with ornate legs, single line below, holding long sceptre and olive branch. RIC 30; RSC 16a; BMC 48; Sear 1763. Near extremely fine/near very fine. This type is commonly referred to as the 'Tribute Penny' of the Bible after the well-known New Testament story in St. Mathew's Gospel (22, 17-21).

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