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An occasional series of short videos on coins that shed light on various aspects of ancient history, presented by Professor Kevin Butcher.

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Nero plays the lyre

16:45, Mon 9 May 2016

Does this coin depict the emperor Nero as a musician, or does it show the god Apollo instead?

(MP4 format, 3:24, 75 MB


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