Aureus with busts of Nero and Agrippina II

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 55


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.62 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.228

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Jugate busts of Nero and Agrippina, right.
NEROCLAVDDIVIFCAESAVGGERMIMPTRPCOS
Reverse: Chariot, drawn to left by four elephants, on chariot, two male figures.
AGRIPPAVGDIVICLAV[DNE]RONISCAESMATER EX.SC (in field)

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)