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The Fall of Sejanus – Prof Kevin Butcher

Professor Kevin Butcher from the Department of Classics and Ancient History at Warwick takes a closer look at coins from the ancient world and discovers new meanings and insight into the lives of emperors, nobles and ordinary people from this time in history. Here Professor Butcher looks at a coin minted in the Spanish city of Bilbilis in AD 31 and how it records the rise and fall of Emperor Tiberius’ henchman Sejanus.

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