Sestertius with bust of Nero
about A.D. 64
Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 26.94 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate, right, with aegis. Globe below.
Reverse: At left Annona standing, corucopia in left hand, outer robe falling from body, right hand on hip. She faces seated Ceres, feet on low stool, holding torch in left hand and corn ears in right. Between them, modius on garlanded altar. Behind, stern of ship.
ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES SC (in exergue)
By date unknown: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Post Office Box 479, Lancaster, PA 17608; June 25, 1997: purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour