Medallic sestertius with bust of Nero
about A.D. 63
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 013.
Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 30.18 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Nero to right, laureate, wearing aegis.
Reverse: Ceres seated left, with torch and ears of wheat; before her, Abundance standing with cornucopia; between, altar with garland and prow of ship.
ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES
By date unknown: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Hugo Weissmann, January 8, 1959, for
$ 500.00 (this is the total price for 59.5-59.7)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour