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Aureus with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate, right. NEROCAESAR AVGVSTVS Reverse: Jupiter Custos seated, left, thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left. IVPPITER CVSTOS

Provenance

Date unknown before 1957: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 12, 1973; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, 10/12/1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 64–65

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.640

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins