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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
Place made: Rome
Date made: AD 64-65
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.
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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