Sestertius with head of Nero

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 64–65


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 28.68 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

35.223

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, right.
NEROCLAVDIVSCAESARAVGGERMPMTRPIMPPP
Reverse: Triumphal arch; above, Emperor in facing quadriga.
S C

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)