Sestertius with bust of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 64


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 25.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.468

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to left.
NEROCLAVDIVSCAESARAVGGERPMTRPIMPPP
Reverse: Nero on horseback to left, with soldier on horseback behind.
In field: S C In ex.: DECVRSIO

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III