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Gold aureus of Nero

Period:
Early Imperial, Neronian
Date:
A.D. 64–68
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold; minted at Rome
Dimensions:
Overall: 3/4 x 1/8 in. (1.9 cm, 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Durkee, 1899
Accession Number:
99.35.142
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
IMP NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, head of emperor/IVPPITER CVSTOS, Jupiter seated holding thunderbolt and sceptre
Rome
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