Denarius with head of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 65–66


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm.

Accession Number

13.670

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, bearded, right.
NEROCAESAR AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Front view of round temple with domed roof and opening at top, showing six columns on podium of four steps; in the center a draped figure of Vesta, seated front, head left, holding patera in right hand and long scepter in left.
VESTA in arc above.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum