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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1980.85.176
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
Coin of Syria under Nero
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
54-68 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Syria
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186027
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
6.83 g
Die Axis
1
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: IM NER CLAV CA ESAR
  • Reverse Inscription: SC
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
cf. BMC 177-185 (base-coin); Wruck 53
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1980
Object Number
1980.85.176
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Nero r., laureate.
Rev.: S C in laurel wreath.

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