Collection

Emperor: Nero

denarius, Roman Empire, Nero, 66-67 CE, 66-67 CE
Silver
Transfer from Vassar College Classics Department, 1968
CC59.2.0356
Period: Roman Empire
Classification: Coin
Dimensions: Coin Dimensions: 1.86 cm, 3.79 g
Obverse Description: The laureate and bearded head of Nero is facing right, and IMP NERO CAESAR AUGUSTUS is inscribed around.
Obverse Expanded: IMPERATOR NERO CAESAR AUGUSTUS
Obverse Legend: IMP NERO CAESAR AUGUSTUS
Obverse Translated: Imperator Nero Caesar Augustus
Reverse Description: Jupiter, bare from the waist up, is seated to the left on a throne, with a thunderbolt in his right hand and a long sceptre in his left. IUPPITER CUSTOS is inscribed around.
Reverse Expanded: IUPPITER CUSTOS
Reverse Legend: IUPPITER CUSTOS
Reverse Translated: Jupiter, the guard
Published References v
Sutherland, Nero 64
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