Coin of Sardis with head of Nero, struck under Mindius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 60


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 3.66 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1277

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek at right; monogram in left field.
Reverse: Laureate head of Herakles right, lion-skin around neck.
Inscription and monograms in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour