Sestertius with bust of Nero
about A.D. 65
Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 26.73 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Nero, right, laureate, draped, cuirassed.
Reverse: Roma, seated, left, on cuirass, holding Victory in right hand and resting left on parazonium; behind, three round shields.
ROMA (below) S C (left and right)
By date unknown: Mazzini Collection (G. Mazzini, Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 1, Milan, 1957, p. 150, pl. 51, no. 260v.); by date unknown: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., 32 rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., March 19, 1959, for
$ 733.50 (this is the total price for 59.179-59.183)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour