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Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Nero

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

54-69

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Nero, facing right. On the back (reverse), Nero is shown on horseback.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Nero

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

54 CE–69 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P Reverse: DECVRSIO

Dimensions

Diam. 3.4 cm; 19.55 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1311

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