Contributor: Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.
|Issuer:||LIVIA or LIVILLA. AE Dupondius (13.98 gm). Struck by Tiberius, 21-22 AD.|
|Obverse:||IVSTITIA, diademed and draped bust of Livia/Livilla as Justitia, right.|
|Reverse:||TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVG P M TR POT XXIIII, legend around large S C.|
|Reference:||RIC 46 (Tiberius); BMCRE 79. Grade: VF.|
||CNG adds: In "Livilla's Portrait on Roman Coins" found in the February, 1995 issue of The Celator, Matt Kreuzer convincingly argues that the correct attribution of the obverse portrait is that of Livilla, not Livia.
For more information, read the "Tiberius" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship see TOCS-IN-Tiberius, TOCS-IN-Livia, TOCS-IN-Livilla; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews-Tiberius, Livia, or Livilla.