Aureus with head of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 55


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 7.59 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.172

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nero to right.
NERO . CAESAR . AVG . IMP .
Reverse: Within a wreath: EXSC.
Inscription around: PONTIF . MAX . TR . P V . PP.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund