Aureus with bust of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 64–65


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.640

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate, right.
NEROCAESAR AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Jupiter Custos seated, left, thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left.
IVPPITER CVSTOS

Provenance

Date unknown before 1957: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 12, 1973; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, 10/12/1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour