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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 1934.1.525
Object Name Coin
Description Roman Imperial coin, Copper as. Obverse: Profile of Emperor Nero (54-68) with "NERO CAESA[R AVG GERM IMP]" around edge. Reverse: Image of "Victory alighting l (left), wings spread, holding shield inscribed SPQR" (Sear 391, Vol I). Coin minted 64 to 65 C.E. Coin is very worn, and most of the obverse inscription has worn off.

Description based off Sear's "Roman Coins and Their Values", Vol I (2000), #1976, pg 391. (#1976 in Sear best matches this specific coin.)

Title Nero
Date 65 CE
Material Silver
Dimensions Dia-1.062 inches
Credit line Louis B. and Eleanor Deane Swan Audigier Collection of Art
Place of Origin Europe/Italy/Rome
Subjects Antiquities
Ancient Rome
Roman Empire