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ID number:  BIRBI-R0975
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Nero; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 62-68
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  15.06
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Barber Acquisition 0006B. A. H. Baldwin, July 1971, ex Sir A. Fountain collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, radiate, facing r. Reverse: Front view of the Macellum Magnum; above the steps, male figure standing, l., holding sceptre. S - C in field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CLAVD CΛESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P (Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, pontifex maximus, tribune, Emperor, father of the fatherland). Reverse:MAC AVG (great market). II in exergue.

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 184

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