Nero                54-68 AD

 

Nero 54-68 AD

silver denarius, 18 mm, 3.10 gm.
Obv: NERO CAESAR [AVGVSTVS]
Laureate head of Nero facing right.
Rev: ROMA
Roma, helmeted, seated on a cuirass.

Struck after the fire of 64 AD.

Among the atrocious acts ascribed to Nero were: the murder of his mother, stepfather (Claudius), and pregnant wife; the erection of a colossus in his image; and the great fire of Rome. Faced with revolt he fled to Ostia and committed suicide, ending the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

BMCRE 83.

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