Tiberius 'Bible Tribute Penny' Denarius 025957

Tiberius 'Bible Tribute Penny' Denarius 025957
Tiberius 'Bible Tribute Penny' Denarius
Silver, 3.77 grams, 18.84 mm. Rome. 14-37 AD. Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG AVGVSTVS, laureate head right. Reverse: PONTIF MAXIM, Livia, as Pax, seated right on throne, holding long sceptre and olive branch, chair legs ornamented, single line below. RIC 30; RSC 16a; Sear 1763. Good very fine-extremely 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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