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brm_564762 - NERO Sesterce

NERO Sesterce VF
450.00 €(Approx. 490.50$ | 378.00£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 65
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 33,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 24,69 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée à l’usure importante mais qui reste bien lisible et identifiable. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P..
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Néron à gauche.
Obverse translation : “Nero Claudius Cæsar Augustus Germanicus Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate Imperator Pater Patriæ”, (L’empereur Néron Claude césar auguste germanique grand pontife revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne empereur père de la patrie).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT / S|C.
Reverse description : Le Temple de Janus fermé, avec la porte fermée à droite.
Reverse translation : "Pace Populo Romano Terra Marique Parta Ianum Clusit", (La paix du peuple romain étant établie sur terre et sur mer il ferma les portes du temple de Janus).

Historical background


NÉRON

(10/13/54 to 06/09/68) Nero Claudius Cæsar Drusus Germanicus

Monetary reform 64 allowed to restore state finances while supporting the people of the Empire the price thereof. This year 64 is marked by the Great Fire of Rome and its consequences, including the persecution against Christians in the city. The following year, it was the discovery of the conspiracy of Piso, the death of Seneca and Lucan. In 66 Tiridates king of Armenia was inducted in Rome. Nero then went to Greece, where he performed on stage and proclaimed "Freedom of Greece." Excess the Emperor cause at the beginning of the year 68 a wave of discontent which culminated in the rebellion of Vindex in Gaul, Galba and Otho Spain. Nero is declared a public enemy by the Senate. He committed suicide on June 9 not to fall alive into the hands of his enemies.

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