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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.21.285
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
Coin of Corinth under Nero
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
57-59
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Corinth (Corinthia)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/174707
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
5.86 g
Die Axis
7
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: [NE]RO CLAV CAES AVG (AV ligatures)
  • Reverse Inscription: [TI] CLAVDIO OPTATO IIVIR COR inside wreath, ISTH / MIA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RPC I 1202
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.21.285
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bare head of Nero, r.
Reverse: ISTH/MIA in wreath of parsley

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