Contorniate with bust of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
Mid-4th–early 5th century A.D.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 24.21 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1972.206

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right.
NEROCLAV GVSTVS
Reverse: Roma standing to right, spear in right hand, shield in lowered left.

Provenance

By 1971: with Münzen und Medalllen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., April 12, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour