Contorniate with bust of Nero
Mid–late 4th century A.D.
Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 22.97 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero right.
Reverse: Three money changers under arch.
Said to be from Hirsch auction 33, 1913, no. 1537 and by date unknown from the Sambon Collection; by date unknown: Henry Platt Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the Hall Collection, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 2142); by 1971: with Münzen und Medalllen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., April 12, 1972
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour