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ID number:  BIRBI-R0972
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 66
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  26.57
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1408. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Inscription to l. and r. of Roma, helmeted and in military dress, seated on cuirass and facing l.; in r. holding Victory and l. resting on parazonium; around and behind various shields, etc.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP NERO CLAVD CAESAR.AVG GER Γ M TR P P P (Imperator, Nero Claudius Caesar, Augustus Germanicus, Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Father of the Fatherland). Reverse: S C (Translation disputed). In Exergue: ROMA (Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 329

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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