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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.130
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
Coin of Nero, Sepphoris
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
67 - 68 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Sepphoris (Palestine)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322370
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.34g
Die Axis
12
Date on Object
Year 14
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: EPI OYECPACIANOY EIRHNOPOLI NERWNIAC CEPPHWR
  • Reverse Inscription: L DI NERWNO KLAYDIOY KAICAROC
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RPC 4849
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.130
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae, around Greek inscription
Reverse: Greek inscription within wreath

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