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Denarius with head of Nero

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Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, bearded, right. NEROCAESAR AVGVSTVS Reverse: Front view of round temple with domed roof and opening at top, showing six columns on podium of four steps; in the center a draped figure of Vesta, seated front, head left, holding patera in right hand and long...

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Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

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

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm.

Accession Number

13.670

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins