Denarius with head of Nerva

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 96


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.46 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.1031

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nerva, laureate, right.
IMPNERVACAESAVG PMTRPCOSIIPP
Reverse: Clasped hands holding legionary eagle on prow.
CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM (no cross bar in A)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 22, 1967, lot 1196); 1967: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 13, 1967: gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.