Aureus with head of Otho

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 69


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.25 gm.

Accession Number

53.2017

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Otho, right
IMPOTHOCAESARAVGTRP
Reverse: Securitas standing facing left, holding wreath in right hand, scepter in left.
SECVRI TASPR

Provenance

By 1953: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G. auction 12, June 11-13, 1953, lot 802); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 10, 1953, for $ 438.64

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour