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Paduan Medal. Tiberius, As Caesar, AE Sestertius. Lugdunum Mint.

Paduan Medal. Tiberius, As Caesar, AE Sestertius. Lugdunum mint. An Old Cast, 16th-18th Century. After Or By Giovanni Da Cavino.

 

Obv: TI CAESAR AVGVSTI F IMPERATOR V, bare head of Tiberius left. Rev: ROM ET AVG, altar of Lugdunum.

 

Cavino was born in 1500 in Padua, he was the son of goldsmith Bartolommeo di Giovanni. Cavino trained with his father, he then trained with the renowned Paduan bronze sculptor Andrea Briscio (Riccio).

 

A very nice example of an early Paduan piece, with a good rich chocolate brown tone / patina.

Paduan Medal. Tiberius, As Caesar, AE Sestertius. Lugdunum Mint.

£200.00Price
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