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Gold coin with portrait of Nero and empress

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The obverse of this gold coin shows Nero in profile view with the inscription, NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS. The reverse side depicts Nero holding a patera and scepter standing next to the Empress (thought to be Poppaea Sabina, to his right) who also holds a patera as well as a cornucopia. The inscription on the reverse states: AVGVSTVS AVGVSTA.