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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0973
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Rome
Denomination:  Semis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 64
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  4.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1152. Cuzzi Sale, Milan, 1929.
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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 wreath and l. resting on parazonium; around and behind various arms etc.; value-mark S in front of head of Roma.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CAES ΛVG IMI (Nero Caesar, Augustus, Imperator). Reverse: TR.POT P.P. (Tribune, Father of the Fatherland). In Exergue: S.C (Translation disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 226.

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