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ID number:  BIRBI-R0968
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 62-68
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.70
Weight (g):  26.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3129. A. H. Baldwin, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, facing r.; small globe at point of neck. Reverse: Nero, bare-headed, cuirassed, cloak flying behind, prancing r. on horseback, holding spear; in front and behind, mounted soldier riding l. holding vexillum over shoulder. S - C in field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP NERO CΛESΛR ΛVG P MΛX TR P P P (Emperor Nero Caesar Augustus, pontifex maximus, tribune, father of the fatherland). Reverse: DECVRSIO (military pageant).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 579

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
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