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Contorniate with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Bust of Nero right. At left: a monogram. NEROCLAVDIVSCAESARAVGGERPMTRPIMPPP (see media screen for monogram of P and E) Reverse: Roma seated to left, spear in left hand, Nike on right hand. In field: S C

Provenance

By 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; March 31, 1972: purchased from Münzen und Medaillen AG by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, May 10, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman, Imperial Period, Mid–late 4th century A.D.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 22.91 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.369

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates