Sestertius with bust of Nero
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 27.73 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate, to right, wearing the aegis.
Reverse: Nero, mounted, galloping to right, carrying a long spear (hasta) horizontally, followed by a mounted soldier, carrying a smaller spear over his shoulder.
In ex.: DECVRSIO in field left and right: S C
From the Modena collection (according to MFA archival card); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 1, 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund