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ID number:  BIRBI-R0982
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nero; Rome
Denomination:  Quadrans
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 64
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  4.16
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 232. W. S. Lincoln, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Owl standing front, with wings spread, on a rectangular garlanded altar. Reverse: Inscription to l. and r. of olive-branch, upright.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CLAV CΛE ΛVG CER (Nero Claudius Caesar, Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: Γ M TR Γ IMP P P S C (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Imperator, Father of the Fatherland, S C; Translation disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 260

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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Rome
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