Sunday, July 2, 2017

Figure 08

Bronze sestertius coin (AD 65) of Nero (AD 54–68). Obv.: Laureate head of Nero. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P. Obv.: The goddess Roma helmeted in military dress and seated left on a cuirass with her foot on a helmet, holding Victory in her right hand while resting her left hand on a dagger (Lat. parazonium), surrounded by weaponry on the ground behind.

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Figure 173

Kunsthistorisches Museum (no. IX A 79) Photograph by James Steakley, PD Roman cameo of Gemma Augustea (AD 9–12). A depiction of Emperor...