Coin of Ephesus with busts of Poppaea and Nero, struck under M. Acilius Aviola

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 65–66


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.73 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1102

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Poppaea at left facing laureate bust of Nero at right.
Inscriptions in Greek, above, below, at left and at right.
Reverse: Draped, turreted bust of Roma to right.
Below, bee to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour