Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, Roman Emperor of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty 54-68 AD, Silver Hemi-drachm (1.60g, 15mm), provincial coinage of Caesarea (Eusebia) mint, Cappodocia 54-68 AD. Obverse: Laureate head of Nero facing to the right, legend surrounds, “NERO CLAVD· DIVI CIAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI”. Reverse: Nike standing facing to the right, draped and resting right foot on globe, holding stylus and shield set on raised knee. RPC I-3646; RIC-618; Sydenham, Caesarea-83. A most handsome and superior example of the Caesarea hemidrachm, the obverse features a notable interpretation of Nero as a young man, a stark contrast to his later portraiture, near Extremely Fine, reverse a touch weak.
The Obverse Latin legend reads “Nerō Claudius, divi Claudius fīlius, Caesar Augustus Germānicus”, with an English translation of “Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, son of the Divine Claudius”.