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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.209
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
Denarius of Nero, Forgery
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
65-66 CE
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Lazio, Rome
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/323000
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver (?)
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.2 g
1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: NEROCAESAR AVGVSTVS
  • Reverse Inscription: SALVS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I, 59
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
2008.2.209
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: laureate head of Nero, r., around Latin inscription
Rev.: Salus seated l. on throne, r. hand holding patera, l. resting at her side, below Latin inscription

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