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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.429.80
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
Quadrans of Nero, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
64 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/180705
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
1.42 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
quadrans
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: NERO CLAV CAE AVG GER
  • Reverse Inscription: P M TR P IMP P P S C
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 260 p. 166
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.429.80
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Owl, wings spread, stg. facing on garlanded rectangular altar; around, NERO CLAV CAE AVG GER.
Rev.: Upright olive-branch; around, P M TR P IMP P P; to l. and r., S-C.

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