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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0981
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Rome
Denomination:  Semis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  62-68
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  2.90
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 11. W. S. Lincoln, 1922.
BIRBI-R0981.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, facing r. Reverse: Table decorated with two sphinxes or gryphons confronting; on top, urn and wreath; round shield resting on leg.

Inscriptions:  Ovberse: NERO CAES AVG IMP (Nero Caesar Augustus, Emperor). Reverse: CER QVIN Q R OM CO (5-year competition of Roman spiced wine). S C (by decree of the senate) in exergue.

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 228

3 Related People

Nero
Roman
37
68
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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