Aureus with head of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 64–65


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

60.514

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, right.
NERO CAESAR
Reverse: Emperor, togate, standing facing, holding Victoriola and branch. He wears a radiate crown.
AVGVSTVS GERMANICVS

Provenance

By 1960: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; May 11, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 40/00/00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour