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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0980
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 62
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  11.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2991. Purchased out of the presentation made by the Lux in Tenebris Lodge, No. 3856, 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Nero, bare and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Nero, wearing laurel wreath, advancing r. in the flowing robes of Apollo Citharoedus, holding lyre in l. and playing with r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS.CAESΛR.AVG GERMANIC (Nero Claudius Caesar, Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: PONTIF MAX TR P IMP P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Imperator, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 81.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
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