TIBERIUS GOLD AUREUS – EX LUEGKER COLLECTION WITH 1936 EXPORT LABEL FROM NAZI GERMANY – CHOICE XF STAR NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE TWELVE CAESARS (Inv. 17416)
ROMAN EMPIRE. TIBERIUS, AD 14-37.
Gold aureus, 7.83 g, 19 mm. Issue of Lugdunum (Lyon).
Obv. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Tiberius right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM, female figure (Livia as Pax), seated right on throne with decorated legs, holding scepter and olive branch.
RIC I rev, 29; Calicó, 305c.
Ex Vilmar Numismatics, 2017, from the Hermann-Joseph Lückger collection, Peus 417 11/2/2016, lot 111 and previously Robert Ball 6/13/1936, with the original export ticket issues by the Reichshauptbank so that the coin may be taken out of Nazi Germany.
Published: The Clarion (Journal of the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists), 39.2 (2022), pp. 9-11, with a lengthier examination of the provenance.
NGC graded CHOICE XF STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, a beautifully struck coin with an exceptional portrait of Tiberius, the fascinating provenance noted on the holder, the coin is sold with its pre-World War II export label from Germany.
PUBLISHED: Vilmar Numismatics FPL III, no. 138.
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