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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0963
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):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1081. In Paris, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, bare to waist, seated facing l. on throne, in r. hand holding thunderbolt, in l. holding long sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CΛESΛR ΛVGVD...VC (Nero Caesar Augustus). Reverse: cPPITLE CVSTO (Jupiter the Preserver).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 53

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

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