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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0964
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 64-65
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  3.47
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 4067. A. H. Baldwin, Ex Col. G. B. Pears Collection, 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Roma, helmeted and draped, seated facing l. on cuirass, holding Victory in r., and parazonium by l. side, with r. foot resting on helmet; round and oblong shields with greaves behind.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CΛESΛR ΛVGVSTVS (Nero Caesar Augustus). Reverse: None. In Exergue: ROMA (Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 55

Notes:  According to RIC, Nero should be bearded, but he does not appear to be in this example.

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