Aureus with bust of Nerva

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 97


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.58 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

69.1143

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Nerva, laureate, right.
IMPNERVACAES AVGPMTRPOT
Reverse: Simpulum, sprinkler, ewer, lituus.
 COSIIIPATERPATRIAE

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour