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ID number:  BIRBI-R0977
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 65
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  11.52
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 289. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Inscription to l. and r. of the temple of Janus, with latticed window on l. and garland hung across closed double doors on r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CΛESAR ΛVG GERM IMP (Nero Caesar, Augustus Germanicus, Imperator). Reverse: PACE.P R.VBIQ.PARTΛ.IΛNVM.CLVSIT. S C (Peace for the Roman people everywhere, he [Nero] closed the Temple of Janus, S C; translation disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 306.

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