Spain, Emerita. Tiberius. Extremely Rare With Bust Right. Ex Eden Seminary Collection.

Ancient Coins - Spain, Emerita. Tiberius. Extremely Rare With Bust Right. Ex Eden Seminary Collection.
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Reign: Emperor, A.D. 14-37.
Denomination: Æ 28 mm.
Weight: 11.13 grams.
Obverse: TI. CAESAR AVG. PONT. MAX. IMP; Laureate head of Tiberius right.
Reverse: COL. AVGVSTA EMERITA; Camp gateway.
Reference: RPC I, 43.
Grade: Fine and Extremely Rare. Three cited in RPC. Ex Eden Seminary Collection.
Note: Emerita was founded in 25 B.C. with the name of Emerita Augusta (the name Merida is an evolution of this) by order of Emperor Augustus, to protect a pass and a bridge over the Guadiana river. Two veteran legions were the former settlers: V Alaudae and X Gemina. The city became the capital of Lusitania province, and one of the most important cities in the Roman empire.
Prix SKU: 13601aet
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