Dupondius with bust of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 63


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.86 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.459

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Nero, radiate, right.
NEROCLAVDCAESARAVGGERPMTRPIMPPP
Reverse: Securitas seated facing lighted altar to right, holding spear in left hand and resting right hand on head. At right, flaming torch.
SECVRITAS AVGVSTI S C (in field)
in ex.: II (with line above)

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour