Aureus with bust of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 65–66


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.27 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1975.276

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate, right.
NEROCAESAR AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Salus seated, left, on ornamented throne, patera in right hand.
 SALVS

Provenance

By 1954: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 12, 1975 (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, April 13, 1977)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour