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ARCH, NERO, (Lost Arch of Nero)
Orichalcum sestertius, RIC 149, VF, 24.55g, 35.1mm, 45o, Rome mint, 64 A.D.; obverse NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head right wearing aegis; reverse S C, triumphal arch surmounted by statue of Nero in quadriga, Victory on left holds wreath & palm, Pax on right holds caduceus & cornucopia, wreath in archway, Mars nude helmeted statue in niche
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Joe Sermarini  [Jun 09, 2004 at 09:52 PM]
The "Lost Arch of Nero" is that decreed by the Senate in 58 A.D. to commemorate the Eastern victory of Cn. Domitius Corduba. It was located on Capitoline Hill. No trace of it remains today. It was probably demolished shortly after Nero's downfall.
whitetd49  [Aug 19, 2004 at 05:00 PM]
Yes, the public structures like the Baths and temples were spared but his personal monumental architecture like his arches and statues were destoyed by the Senate, damnatio memoriae
Arminius  [Jul 07, 2006 at 09:42 PM]
I think this is from the Perinthos mint , compare: RPC 1758 or my countermarked Nero sestertius (same dies)
helvetica  [Aug 10, 2009 at 07:30 PM]
Would the owner of this lovely coin please contact helvetica by email (dane at wildwinds dot com) ? I am using the coin for wildwinds to replace a poor example and would like to add the owner's name.
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