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Obv: Legend within a Wreath

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

58-59, minted under Procurator Antonius Felix (Nero’s reign)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a palm branch, while the back (reverse) depicts an olive wreath and bears an as yet untranslated inscription.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Judean

Title

Obv: Legend within a Wreath

Place

Israel (Artist's nationality:)

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Struck 58 CE–59 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obv: NEPWNOC (of Nero) Reverse: L[EKA]ICAPOC (year 5 of Caesar)

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1399

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