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ROMAN EMPIRE, Nero, AV Aureus, A.D.66-67
- Auréus, Néron, Rome, 66-67
Avers : IMP NERO CAESAR - AVGVSTVS Tête laurée de Néron à droite.
Revers : IVPPITER - CVSTOS Jupiter trônant à gauche, tenant un foudre de la main droite et un sceptre long de la gauche.
Cohen 120 | RIC 63

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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Jay GT4  [Feb 05, 2015 at 12:06 PM]
Nice piece