Nero Billon Tetradrachm VG

Nero’s tetradrachms minted during his reign (54-68 AD), were primarily produced in the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire, such as Alexandria. These coins typically feature a portrait of Nero on the obverse, showcasing his distinctive profile with laurel wreath. The reverse often depicts various deities, animals, or symbols significant to local cultures, reflecting Rome’s diverse empire. Nero’s tetradrachms are notable for their fine artistry and historical significance, offering insights into the economic and political climate of his rule. They also illustrate Nero’s efforts to integrate imperial imagery with regional traditions, promoting his authority across the vast empire. These tetradrachms were rather crudely struck in billon silver, they also circulated heavily so they do come very worn but the portrait is unmistakably that of Nero.
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SKU: ATB0022
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