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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.40.400
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
As of Nero, Lugdunum
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
66 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lugdunum (Gaul)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.91 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P
  • Reverse Inscription: S P Q R S C
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 543, p. 182; BMC 274-276
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from Harvard College Library
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.40.400
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Nero r.; around, IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P.
Rev.: Victory flying l., holding in both hands shield inscribed [S P Q R]; to l. and r., S-C.

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