Aureus with head of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 64–65


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.776

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Nero to right.
NERO CAESAR
Reverse: Emperor, radiate, standing front, branch in right hand, Victory on globe in left.
AVGVSTVS GERMANICVS

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour