Tetradrachm of Nero

Title

Tetradrachm of Nero

Inventory Number

DN 171

Materials

Billon

Weight

8.95

Diameter

24 mm

Mint

Alexandria

Description

Obverse: Radiate bust of Nero, wearing aegis, facing left. [L]ΙΔ before the neck (year 14). Legend very faded: ΝΕΡΩ ΚΛΑV ΚΑΙ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΑV. Reverse: Veiled bust of Hera Argeia. Star symbol before the neck. Legend: ΗΡΑ ΑΡΓΕΙA. Accretions on both sides.

Date

67/68 AD

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

BMC, Alexandria and the Nomes, no. 133; RPC I, no. 5315; Dattari, no. 236; Emmett, no. 122.

Files

DN_171_31 recto resized.jpg
DN_171_verso_32 resized.jpg
Date Added
November 2, 2017
Collection
Roman Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Tetradrachm of Nero,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed February 19, 2018, http://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/15.