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Contorniate with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero right; at left, palm engraved in incuse and set with silver. IMPNEROCAESARAVGPMAX Reverse: Charioteer, holding palm and whip, stands facing in a quadriga, looking right. EVTI MVS In ex: MIRANDVS

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G. auction 28, June 19-20, 1964, lot 499); purchased by MFA at Münzen und Medaillen auction 28; accessioned September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, Mid-4th–early 5th century A.D.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 41.5 mm. Weight: 32.53 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1458

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates