Coin of Pergamum with bust of Britannicus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 50–54


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1999.593

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Britannicus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped bust of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Ruler: Struck under Claudius

Provenance

By 1999: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 316, 444 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2432; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour