Coin of Sardis with bust of Nero, struck under Mindius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 59–62


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 3.31 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1214

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate bust of Herakles to right, lion’s skin around neck.
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