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Aureus with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate, right. NEROCAESAR AVGVSTVS Reverse: Salus seated, left, on ornamented throne, patera in right hand. SALVS

Provenance

By 1954: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 12, 1975 (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, April 13, 1977)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 65–66

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.27 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1975.276

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins