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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.153
People
Nero, Roman (r. 54 - 68 CE)
Title
As 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
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Orichalcum
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
6.98 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: GENIO AVGVSTI l. up, r. down
    SC l. and r. in field
    T (mark of value) in exergue
  • inscription: obverse: [NERO C]LAVD CAES[AR
  • Obverse Inscription: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P
  • Reverse Inscription: GENIO AVGVSTI S C I
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 214 or 215 p. 163
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.153
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Nero r.; around, [NERO C]LAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P.
Rev.: Genius, his waist draped, standing half-left, sacrificing from patera over lighted altar with r. hand, l. hand holding cornucopiae; around, GENIO AVGVSTI; to l. and r., S-C; in exergue, I (mark of value with horizontal bar above denoting numeral).

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