Numismatics
Ruler: Nero, Emperor of Rome, Roman, A.D. 37–68, ruled A.D. 54–68
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Nero (?) from Antioch

54–68 A.D.?

Silver

13.56 g, 12:00, 24.50 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2004.6.3582
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
1st century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Antioch
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Professor Dr. Peter Robert Franke and Leonore Franke, Munich, from about 1960 to 2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kevin Butcher and Matthew Ponting, The Metallurgy of Roman SIlver Coinage: From the Reform of Nero to the Reform of Trajan, First (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 570.

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