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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1073
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nerva; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  97
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  22.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1425. W. S. Lincoln & Son, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Nerva, laureate, r. Reverse: Two mules grazing one l, one r.; behind, high-wheeled cart, with pole and harness.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P (Emperor Nerva Caesar Augustus, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, Consul for the third time, father of the fatherland). Reverse: VEHICVLATIONE ITALIAE REMISSA; S C in exergue (transportation tax remitted for Italians; by order of the Senate).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 93

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Nerva
Roman
30
98
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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