Sestertius with head of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 66


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 24.23 gm.

Accession Number

13.678

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, right; at point of bust, small globe.
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Reverse: Roma, helmeted, seated left on cuirass holding Victory in right hand and resting left on parazonium; behind cuirass, two round shields and one oblong shield.
In exergue: [R]OMA S C large, left and right, in field.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum