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Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Nero

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

December 67-December 68, issued by Nero

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Nero to right, laureate, slight beard visible
Reverse: Jupiter enthroned left, thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Nero

Origin

Rome

Date

67 CE–68 CE

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: [IMP N]ERO CAESAR AVG PP Reverse: IVPPITER CVSTOS

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 7.31 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4863

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