The latest addition to the Newman Numismatic Portal is a new educational video by Lianna Spurrier. Project Coordinator Len Augsburger provided the following
report. The coin illustrated is RIC Nero 46. -Editor
Lianna Spurrier is back at it again, with a video entitled “The Story of Nero Through His Coins.” Nero is remembered as a bloodthirsty, ruthless, and
immoral ruler. But was he really that bad? His coins indicate there is more to the story than the stereotypical narrative. While there is good reason for his
barbaric reputation, Nero was surprisingly interested in the arts and the enrichment of cultural life. Ms. Spurrier digs in further in this well-produced
Link to “The Story of Nero and His Coins” on Newman Portal:
Wayne Homren, Editor
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