Tetradrachm of Nero

Title

Tetradrachm of Nero

Inventory Number

DN 169

Materials

Billon

Weight

10.66 g

Diameter

23 mm

Mint

Alexandria in Egypt

Description

Obverse: radiate bust with aegis of Nero, r. Legend: ΝΕΡΩ ΚΛΑV ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ. Reverse: bust of Alexandria with elephant headdress, r. Legend: ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ. Before the neck LIB (year 12). Accretions on the obverse as well as on the reverse.

Date

65/66 AD

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

BMC, Alexandria and the Nomes, no. 163; RPC I, no. 5289; Dattari, no. 204; Emmett, no. 109.

Files

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Date Added
October 4, 2017
Collection
Roman Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Tetradrachm of Nero,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed May 21, 2018, http://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/9.