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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.154
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
As of Nero, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
65 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196453
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.43 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP
  • inscription: reverse: SPQR on shield
  • Obverse Inscription: NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP
  • Reverse Inscription: S P Q R S C
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 312 p. 169; BMC 246ff.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.154
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Nero r.; around, NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP.
Rev.: Victory flying l., holding in both hands shield inscribed S P Q R; to l. and r., S-C.

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