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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0971
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Nero; Lugdunum
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 67
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  11.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0005B. Spink, June, 1971.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Inscription to l. and r. of the temple of Janus, with latticed window on r. and garland hung across closed double doors on l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...MP NERO CAESΛR ΛVC CERMANIC (Imperator Nero, Caesar Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: …RTΛ IΛNVM CLVSIT Γ C (Peace for the Roman people everywhere, he [Nero] closed the Temple of Janus, S C; translation disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 367

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