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ID number:  BIRBI-R0962
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Claudius; Caesarea Cappadociae
Denomination:  Hemidrachm
Place made:  Kayseri
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 59-60
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.66
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 4068. 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: Victory, draped, seated facing r. on globe, holding wreath in both hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CΛBSAR ΛVC.C▪RMΛNI NFRO cLΛVD.DIVI... (Nero Claudius, Son of the Divine Claudius, Caesar Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 617

Notes:  Uncertain date - attributed to Corbulo's Armenian conquest.

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Caesarea Cappadociae



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