Coin of Blaundus with bust of Nero, struck under Ti. Claudius Calligenes

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 55


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Blaundus

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.75 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1266

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Nero as Caesar to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo Kitharoedos stands right, lyre in left hand, plectrum in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour