Aureus with bust of Nero
about A.D. 64–65
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 7.22 gm. Die Axis: 4
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right.
Reverse: Nero, radiate and togate, standing, facing, left knee bent, holding branch in right hand and Victory on globe in left.
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse