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Aureus (Coin) Portraying Nero Claudius Drusus

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

41-45, issued by Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Nero)

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Nero Claudius Drusus left, laureate
Inscribed: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP
Reverse: Equestrian statue atop triumphal arch, trophies and prisoners at each corner
Inscribed: DE GERM

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Nero Claudius Drusus

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

41 CE–45 CE

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP "Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus Imperator" Reverse: DE GERM (above and across lintel of arch) "From Germany"

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.72 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4858

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