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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.40.298
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
Denarius of Nero, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
65-67 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/194781
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.98 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Date on Object
[(IMP)]
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: (IMP) NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS
  • Reverse Inscription: SALVS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 60 p. 153 or 67 p. 154
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Harvard College Library, Gift of Imre Sardi
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.40.298
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Nero r.; around, [(IMP) NERO CAESA]R AVGVSTV[S].
Rev.: Salus, draped, seated l. on throne, r. hand holding patera, l. resting at her side; in exergue, SALVS.

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