Romanorum banner


Tiberius Claudius Nero
Augustus (AD 14-37)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Tiberius was the son of Livia, and the stepson, then adopted son of Augustus. When Augustus ran out of heirs, Tiberius found himself, almost by default, Augustus' successor. Although Tiberius' reign was long and relatively peaceful, he was much maligned in the sources as a pervert. Even if that was so, he proved himself to be an able administrator of the empire, and dutifully followed the example of Augustus

Obverse Legends on coins depicting Tiberius

For explanations of many of the abbreviations used in Roman imperial obverse legends, click here.

Coins of Tiberius currently available